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​​On 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.​

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7/8/2020 | Resources | ab
July 8, 2020 (EDMONTON) – The hail, rain and windstorm that hit Calgary, Airdrie, Rocky View County and the surrounding area on June 13 caused almost $1.2 billion in insured damages, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
6/19/2020 | Resources | ab
June 19, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the major hailstorm in Calgary and the surrounding area, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has deployed its virtual Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP) to assist affected residents.
6/15/2020 | Resources | ab
June 15, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the devastating hailstorm in southern Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing advice to help those impacted recover.
6/1/2020 | Resources | ab
June 1, 2020 (EDMONTON) – The spring flooding in Fort McMurray, Alberta, caused over $228 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ)
5/8/2020 | Resources | ab
May 8, 2020 (EDMONTON) – As Albertans face the health and economic issues stemming from COVID-19, Alberta's property and casualty (P&C) insurers are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
5/7/2020 | Resources | ab
May 7, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Following the devastating floods in northern Alberta, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing advice to help flood victims navigate the insurance process.
4/13/2020 | Resources | National
April 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.
4/8/2020 | Resources | National
April 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
3/19/2020 | Resources | National
March 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.
3/3/2020 | Resources | National
March 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraud
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