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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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Brett Weltman
Manager, Media Relations
Email: bweltman@ibc.ca

Anne Morin
Media Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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1/31/2023 | Resources | National
January 31, 2023 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to welcome Celyeste Power as its new President and CEO. Power's appointment was announced in November of 2022, and her tenure officially began on January 1.
1/26/2023 | Resources | ab
January 26, 2023 (EDMONTON) – Today’s announcement of the government’s decision to freeze insurance rate filings for private passenger vehicles is disappointing for insurers and, most importantly, for consumers.
1/25/2023 | Resources | ab
With the provincial election just a few months away, there has been a lot of discussion recently about Alberta’s auto insurance market.
1/24/2023 | Resources | ab bc
On December 8, 2022, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) released findings from a new report by Ernst & Young (EY) that suggests that BC drivers...
1/18/2023 | Resources | National
January 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – Nationally, insured damage for severe weather events reached $3.1 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
11/24/2022 | Resources | National
November 24, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released its first-ever National Adaptation Strategy entitled, "Canada's National Adaptation Strategy: Building Resilient Communities and a Strong Economy."
11/15/2022 | Resources | ab mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk yt
November 15, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Canadians support climate adaptation and want to see action from governments to protect them from the natural disasters they are already experiencing, according to a poll commissioned by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).
11/10/2022 | Resources | National
November 10, 2022 (TORONTO) – After an extensive search, the Board of Directors of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has appointed Celyeste Power as President and CEO of IBC effective January 1, 2023.
11/1/2022 | Resources | National
November 1, 2022 (TORONTO) – Cyber Awareness Month may be over, but the need for vigilance to guard against cyber attacks is greater than ever.
10/25/2022 | Resources | National
October 25, 2022 (TORONTO) – New research by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) finds that the disclosure of natural hazard and climate risk is urgently needed in the Canadian housing market...
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