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

Anne Morin
Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

 
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10/21/2021 | Resources | bc
October 21, 2021 (Vancouver) – Today, over 730,000 British Columbians participated in Canada's largest earthquake drill during the 10th annual Great British Columbia ShakeOut (ShakeOutBC).
10/5/2021 | Resources | National
October 5, 2021 (Toronto) – Despite the increased threat of cyber attacks during the pandemic, almost half of Canadian small businesses surveyed say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to cyber security.
9/27/2021 | Resources | National
September 27, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada's (IBC's) Board of Directors has approved the transfer of its Investigative Services (IS) division to Équité Association
9/23/2021 | Resources | bc
​September 23, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – The wildfire in White Rock Lake, British Columbia, that started on August 2 is now estimated to have caused $77 million in insured damage...
8/24/2021 | Resources | bc
August 24, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – With wildfires continuing to threaten communities across British Columbia, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding British Columbians of the insurance supports available to them when forced outside of their homes.
8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
8/11/2021 | Resources | National
August 11, 2021 (OTTAWA): On Monday, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire ‘code red for humanity’ warning that, due to past inaction, extreme weather will only get worse.
8/4/2021 | Resources | bc
August 4, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – The wildfire that devastated Lytton, British Columbia, on June 30 is now estimated to have caused $78 million in insured damage...
7/20/2021 | Resources | National
July 20, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government launched a new intake for the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
7/2/2021 | Resources | bc
July 2, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – As more and more communities in British Columbia are being threatened by wildfire, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with information and advice.
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