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:

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

For urgent media inquiries

Steve Kee
Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​
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3/19/2020 | Resources | National
March 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.
3/4/2020 | Resources | bc
March 4, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Government of British Columbia announced legislation that, if passed, would eliminate the ability for drivers to sue to ensure they are receiving the benefits they need to recover...
3/3/2020 | Resources | National
March 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraud
2/27/2020 | Resources | National
February 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled Investing in Canada's Future: The Cost of Climate Adaptation at the Local Level.
2/27/2020 | Resources | bc
February 27, 2020 (VANCOUVER) –Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a set of policy recommendations designed to address the current insurance affordability challenges in BC’s strata insurance market.
2/3/2020 | Resources | National
FEBRUARY 3, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Board of Directors agreed to create an industry advisory group to lead the development of a strategy to ensure a smooth transition of anti-fraud services to a single entity.
1/28/2020 | Resources | bc
January 28, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Auto insurance in British Columbia (BC) and Alberta is substantially the same, according to a new report from accounting firm MNP. The price drivers are paying, however, is very different.
1/21/2020 | Resources | National
January 21, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insured damage for these severe weather events reached $1.3 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – While the technology in our vehicles continues to evolve, so do sophisticated auto thieves who are using technology to bypass security systems and electronically gain access to Canadians' vehicles.
10/23/2019 | Resources | bc
October 23, 2019 (Vancouver, BC) – Driving Choice is pleased to announce that the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association has joined as a partner in the campaign calling for more choice and competition in car insurance in BC
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