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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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1/7/2020 | Resources | ab
January 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 assist
12/18/2019 | Resources | ab
December 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.
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 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.
10/1/2019 | Resources | National
October 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.
9/26/2019 | Resources | National
September 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 adaptation
9/25/2019 | Resources | National
September 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics.
9/12/2019 | Resources | ab sk mb
September 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).
9/10/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance 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.
8/27/2019 | Resources | ab
August 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.
8/22/2019 | Resources | ab
August 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.
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