Left Navigation 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:Andrew McGrathManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Cell: 416-550-9062Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCaroline PhémiusMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-1563 ext. 2232Cell: 514-953-0828Email: email@example.com 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 All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Record number of participants take part in 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut10/19/2017 | Resources | bcOCTOBER 19, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – A record 886,000 British Columbians took part in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut today, joining millions around the world.British Columbians overwhelmingly want competition, choice in auto insurance: poll10/17/2017 | Resources | bcOctober 17, 2017 (VANCOUVER) –Seventy eight per cent of British Columbians expressed their desire for more choice and more competition in the province’s auto insurance system.Canada's largest earthquake drill is just a week away! Have you registered for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut?10/12/2017 | Resources | bcOCTOBER 12, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Join hundreds of thousands of British Columbians as they "Drop, Cover and Hold On" during the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. IBC’s Time to Talk: Earthquake consumer tour visits British Columbia10/2/2017 | Resources | bcSeptember 29, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is bringing its Time to Talk: Earthquake consumer tour to various locations across British Columbia. British Columbia wildfires cause more than $127 million in insured damage9/27/2017 | Resources | bcInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the two most significant wildfires in British Columbia this summer caused more than $127 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).IBC launches 'Know Your Policy' consumer awareness campaign9/13/2017 | Resources | NationalSeptember 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers. Canada’s insurers respond as wildfires continue to rage in British Columbia7/11/2017 | Resources | bcJuly 11, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Canada’s property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry is responding to the needs of their customers in the evolving wildfire emergency in British Columbia.Wildfire situation in British Columbia and surrounding area: IBC is here to help - Safety remains first priority7/8/2017 | Resources | bcJuly 8, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – As British Columbia has declared a state of emergency due to wildfires burning out of control throughout much of the Interior, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with information and advice for those affected.TD’s Kenn Lalonde appointed Chair of the Board of Directors for Insurance Bureau of Canada6/27/2017 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Kenn Lalonde to serve as Chair of the Board. Mr. Lalonde is President and CEO of TD Insurance. He has also served on IBC’s Board of Directors as Deputy Chair.Kelowna, parts of BC interior brace for flooding: IBC reminds consumers to be prepared5/12/2017 | Resources | bcMay 12, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents of the BC interior, especially those in Kelowna, to prepare for potential flash flooding forecast to arrive this weekend. 17050 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. 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