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

 
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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.
4/13/2020 | Resources | National
April 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.
4/8/2020 | Resources | National
April 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
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
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