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.​​

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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)
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
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11/23/2020 | Resources | National
November 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.
10/29/2020 | Resources | National
To 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)
10/6/2020 | Resources | bc
October 6, 2020 (Vancouver) - Today, Aaron Sutherland, Vice-President Pacific, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement: Today, the BC Liberal Party announced...
9/11/2020 | Resources | bc
September 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.
8/31/2020 | Resources | bc
August 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.
7/30/2020 | Resources | bc
July 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.
7/7/2020 | Resources | bc
July 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...
6/23/2020 | Resources | bc
June 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 managed
5/28/2020 | Resources | bc
May 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).
5/14/2020 | Resources | bc
May 14, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced that it will not be offering any meaningful relief to drivers.
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