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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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10/5/2021 | Resources | National
October 5, 2021 (Toronto) – Despite the increased threat of cyber attacks during the pandemic, almost half of Canadian small businesses surveyed say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to cyber security.
9/27/2021 | Resources | National
September 27, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada's (IBC's) Board of Directors has approved the transfer of its Investigative Services (IS) division to Équité Association
9/23/2021 | Resources | ab sk mb
September 23, 2021 (EDMONTON) – Two storms this summer across Alberta and Saskatchewan caused a total of $120 million in insured damage.
8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
8/11/2021 | Resources | National
August 11, 2021 (OTTAWA): On Monday, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire ‘code red for humanity’ warning that, due to past inaction, extreme weather will only get worse.
8/4/2021 | Resources | ab
August 4, 2021 (EDMONTON) – The hail, rain, and windstorm that hit Calgary on July 2 caused $247 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
7/20/2021 | Resources | National
July 20, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government launched a new intake for the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
7/9/2021 | Resources | ab
July 9, 2021 (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.
6/28/2021 | Resources | National
June 28, 2021 (TORONTO) – A new coalition believes that Canada has the opportunity to better protect people from the growing effects of climate change and help communities prepare...
6/16/2021 | Resources | National
June 16, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Ryan Michel as its Chair.
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