Media Releases Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Brett WeltmenManager, Media RelationsEmail: email@example.com Anne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.IBC to hire risk manager to assist condominium corporations1/7/2020 | Resources | abJanuary 7, 2020 (Edmonton) – To address issues that have arisen in the commercial insurance market, and especially in condominium insurance in Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be engaging an expert in risk management to assistInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Applauds Government on Auto Insurance Review12/18/2019 | Resources | abDecember 18, 2019 (EDMONTON) – Today, the Alberta government announced the creation of an advisory committee that will review options to fix the auto insurance system. The advisory committee will report back to the government in the spring 2020. Tech-savvy Thieves Don’t Need Your Keys12/3/2019 | Resources | NationalDecember 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – While the technology in our vehicles continues to evolve, so do sophisticated auto thieves who are using technology to bypass security systems and electronically gain access to Canadians' vehicles.Using Richer Cross-Sector Data to Better Evaluate Flood Risk10/1/2019 | Resources | NationalOctober 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.New report shows urgent need for climate adaptation investment9/26/2019 | Resources | NationalSeptember 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptationSmall Businesses in Canada Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks9/25/2019 | Resources | NationalSeptember 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics. Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba Storms Cause over $130 Million in Insured Damage9/12/2019 | Resources | ab sk mbSeptember 12, 2019 (EDMONTON) – The severe storms that hit Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba from July 13 to 15, and 30 2019 caused over $130 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).IBC Joins the GCA in Urgent Call for Adaptation9/10/2019 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and fairly. Edmonton Hailstorm Causes $90 million in Insured Damages8/27/2019 | Resources | abAugust 27, 2019 (EDMONTON) – The hailstorm that took place on August 2, 2019 in the Edmonton area caused an estimated $90 million in insured damages, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc.IBC Applauds Alberta Government Investment in Flood Mitigation8/22/2019 | Resources | abAugust 22, 2019 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the Alberta government for providing new funding to help protect communities in southern Alberta from the impacts of flooding.24050 Previous 3456789 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase the understanding of breaking and current news regarding home, auto and business insurance. IBC produces regular opinion and editorial content (op-eds) for the media.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.