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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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Vanessa Barrasa
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Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

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Media Relations
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Office: 514-288-1563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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1/18/2021 | Resources | National
January 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to insurers and taxpayers.
12/2/2020 | Resources | National
December 2, 2020 (TORONTO) – Electronic theft from your own driveway, high-end vehicles stolen for shipment overseas, and the growing trend of street racing...
11/23/2020 | Resources | National
November 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the creation of the Task Force on High Risk Residential Flood Insurance and Strategic Relocation.
10/29/2020 | Resources | National
To help struggling small businesses in Ontario secure insurance amidst the economic challenges the COVD-19 pandemic has created, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is announcing the launch of a new Business Insurance Action Team (BIAT)
10/22/2020 | Resources | ab
October 22, 2020 (EDMONTON) – In a year where four catastrophic severe weather events hit Alberta hard over the spring and summer months, insurers continue to be on the ground, helping people recover.
9/10/2020 | Resources | ab
September 10, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Four events from April to August brought the insured damage total for natural catastrophes in the province to $2 billion, based on surveys from to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
8/4/2020 | Resources | ab
August 4, 2020 (EDMONTON) – An update from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) shows that the damage from the April flood in Fort McMurray, Alta., is greater than originally stated.
7/22/2020 | Resources | ab
July 22, 2020 (EDMONTON) – Today, Celyeste Power, Vice-President, Western, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement concerning the hailstorm recovery in Calgary, Airdrie, Rocky View County and surrounding area
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.
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