Media Releases Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Vanessa BarrasaManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAnne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229Email: email@example.com For urgent media inquiries Steve KeeDirector, Media RelationsOffice: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387Cell: 416-841-5669 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Insurers Partner With Federal And Provincial Governments To Ensure All Canadians Are Protected From Flooding11/23/2020 | Resources | NationalNovember 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. Insurers stepping up to help small businesses in Ontario10/29/2020 | Resources | NationalTo 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)IBC Statement on the Future of Auto Insurance in British Columbia10/6/2020 | Resources | bcOctober 6, 2020 (Vancouver) - Today, Aaron Sutherland, Vice-President Pacific, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement: Today, the BC Liberal Party announced...ICBC sees huge savings, yet continues to deny consumers relief during COVID-199/11/2020 | Resources | bcSeptember 11, 2020 - The Insurance ICBC has seen hundreds of millions in savings from reduced claims costs due to COVID-19, yet the crown insurer still refuses to return anything to British Columbians struggling economically through the pandemic. ICBC's monopoly is a burden taxpayers simply cannot afford8/31/2020 | Resources | bcAugust 31, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Despite charging the highest auto insurance premiums in the country, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) continues to be a financial dumpster fire that both drivers and taxpayers simply cannot afford. Private insurers returning $280 on average to auto customers, while ICBC keeps savings from reduced claims during pandemic7/30/2020 | Resources | bcJuly 30, 2020 (VANCOUVER) -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, private insurers across the country have returned an average of approximately $280 per driver in auto insurance premium relief, as of June 30.ICBC No-Fault Design will Further Limit Consumer Choice, Risks Eliminating Other Insurers from the Optional Market7/7/2020 | Resources | bcJuly 7, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) published an open letter to British Columbia Premier John Horgan, outlining the auto insurance industry’s concern with Bill 11...IBC Congratulates BC Government on Introducing Strata Reforms6/23/2020 | Resources | bcJune 23, 2020 (VANCOUVER) –Today, the Government of British Columbia (BC) introduced legislation that would bring about significant reforms to how stratas in the province are managedJanuary Storm Caused Over $42 million in Insured Damage in BC5/28/2020 | Resources | bcMay 28, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – The storm that hit British Columbia (BC) January 31 caused over $42 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Driving Less but Not Paying Less: ICBC Refuses to Pass Savings to BC Drivers5/14/2020 | Resources | bcMay 14, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced that it will not be offering any meaningful relief to drivers. 25650 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn 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.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.