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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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Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
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(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
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5/18/2018 | Resources | bc
​May 18, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in British Columbia to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report.
5/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the mid-April ice storm that affected Southern Ontario resulted in more than $190 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
5/3/2018 | Resources | National
May 3, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today kicked-off a new consumer flood education campaign that will take place this spring and summer in communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
4/30/2018 | Resources | National
Weather-related insured damages in Ontario over half a billion dollars in the past year.
4/23/2018 | Resources | bc
April 23, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – British Columbia (BC) government will move forward with legislation to introduce a $5,500 cap on general damages awards for those suffering minor injuries that result from auto accidents, effective April 1, 2019
4/12/2018 | Resources | National
The federal government announced that it will create the Sustainable Finance Expert Panel, which will consult with Canada’s business leaders, including insurers, on opportunities related to sustainable finance, including climate-related disclosures
4/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada today released the results of a survey that shows consumers want tech-enabled insurance products and services, highlighting the need for regulations to permit greater innovation in regulation overseeing the insurance industry.
3/14/2018 | Resources | National
March 14, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced that it has signed on to UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
3/12/2018 | Resources | bc
​March 12, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to be the presenting partner for the 2018 GLOBE Forum in Vancouver.
3/1/2018 | Resources | National
​March 1, 2018 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is asking you to help curb auto insurance fraud.
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