​​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
Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

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Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-1563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

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 Media Releases







10/4/2016 | Resources | National
​October 3, 2016 (TORONTO) - Today, the Government of Canada announced its pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon pollution. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Government for continuing to make climate change a top priority.
9/12/2016 | Resources | ab
​September 12, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is aware that a few people are dissatisfied with the decisions that have been made on their claim or with the pace of the recovery process.
9/7/2016 | Resources | ab sk mb
​September 7, 2016 (EDMONTON) – IBC reports that severe storms that swept through the Southern Prairies during the third week of July resulted in over $66 million in insured damage according to CatIQ.
8/31/2016 | Resources | ab bc mb nt nu sk yt
August 30, 2016 (HALIFAX) – It’s that time of year again! Students are heading back to school, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reminds them of an important item that’s often overlooked: tenant insurance.
8/24/2016 | Resources | ab sk
​August 24, 2016 (EDMONTON) - A severe storm that swept through Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan during the third week of July has resulted in nearly $65 million in insured damage.
8/15/2016 | Resources | ab mb sk
​August 16, 2016 (EDMONTON) – IBC reports a severe storm that swept through Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba during the second week of July has resulted in more than $48 million in insured damage according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
8/8/2016 | Resources | ab
​August 8, 2016 (EDMONTON) – IBC will visit communities across Alberta to help residents better understand their insurance policies, their coverage options, and what to do when disasters strike.
7/28/2016 | Resources | ab mb sk
July 28, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that a severe storm that swept across the prairies last month has resulted in more than an estimated $50 million in insured damage.
7/18/2016 | Resources | National
July 15, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Following a well-run competitive bidding process, Fort McMurray #468 First Nation has been selected by Specialized Property Evaluation Control Services Ltd.
7/7/2016 | Resources | National
July 7, 2016 (Fort McMurray, AB) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the May 2016 northern Alberta wildfire is by far the costliest insured natural disaster in Canadian history.