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​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.


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1/16/2019 | Resources | bc
January 16, 2019 (VANCOUVER) –Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the windstorms that battered the southern coast of BC on December 20 caused over $37 million in insured damage to homes, businesses and vehicles.
1/16/2019 | Resources | National
January 16, 2019 (OTTAWA) – In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
12/14/2018 | Resources | bc
December 14, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced a 6.3 % rate increase in auto insurance premiums for drivers in British Columbia (BC).
12/11/2018 | Resources | bc mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk yt
December 11, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles, which is compiled using data from its members across the country.
12/10/2018 | Resources | National
December 10, 2018 (TORONTO) – For more than a decade, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has published an annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles, which it compiled from data from its member companies.
11/30/2018 | Resources | National
November 30, 2018 (Vancouver) – Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning.
11/26/2018 | Resources | bc
November 23, 2018 (Vancouver) – Today the British Columbia (BC) government announced that Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has posted a net loss of $582 million for first six months of this fiscal year.
11/20/2018 | Resources | bc
November 20, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – The provincial government introduced legislation that allows ride-sharing companies to enter the British Columbia (BC) market.
11/19/2018 | Resources | bc
Today, Don Forgeron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), spoke at a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event about the importance of bringing competition to the auto insurance market in British Columbia.
11/15/2018 | Resources | National
November 15, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, during its annual Regulatory Affairs Symposium, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a position paper: Auto Insurance for Automated Vehicles: Preparing for the Future of Mobility.
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