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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.Insurance crime: Fraud costs more than you think3/4/2019 | Resources | NationalMarch 4, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance crime costs us all, and there’s no better time to learn about the risks it poses than during Fraud Prevention Month. Media Availability: Insurance Bureau of Canada President & CEO2/5/2019 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President and CEO of IBC, will provide remarks during the luncheon. BC Drivers Eager for More Choice in Auto Insurance2/4/2019 | Resources | bcFebruary 4, 2019 (VANCOUVER) – In light of the recent challenges in British Columbia’s (BC’s) Crown auto insurance system, the province’s drivers have a clear message: They want more choice. BC Storms Cause $37 Million in Insured Damage1/16/2019 | Resources | bcJanuary 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.Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 20181/16/2019 | Resources | NationalJanuary 16, 2019 (OTTAWA) – In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Another Rate Increase for BC Drivers12/14/2018 | Resources | bcDecember 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). Gone in 60 seconds: Canada’s Top 10 Stolen Vehicles12/11/2018 | Resources | bc mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk ytDecember 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.Gone in 60 seconds … or less! IBC to announce Top 10 Stolen Vehicles list tomorrow12/10/2018 | Resources | NationalDecember 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. 7.0 Earthquake in Southern Alaska Caused Extensive Damage11/30/2018 | Resources | NationalNovember 30, 2018 (Vancouver) – Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning.Further reason for competition in the BC auto insurance market11/26/2018 | Resources | bcNovember 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.21350 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.