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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.IBC applauds BC's move to curb rising auto insurance costs and calls for competition to reduce rates2/6/2018 | Resources | bcOn behalf of Canada's private auto insurers, IBC welcomes today's announcement that the BC government will double accident benefits and introduce a cap on awards for minor injuries following auto accidents.Competition would bring significant savings to British Columbia’s auto insurance market: report1/29/2018 | Resources | bcJanuary 29, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled The Benefits of Competition in the Provision of Automobile Insurance in BC. The report was commissioned by IBC and prepared by MNP LLP. Tsunami warning highlights Canada's earthquake risk1/24/2018 | Resources | NationalIBC spokespeople available to discuss economic impact and emergency preparedness Auto theft down in most major cities: IBC publishes 2017 Top 10 stolen vehicles list12/4/2017 | Resources | bc nb ns nl pe sk mb yt qc nu ntInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently. National Roundtable on Flood Risk to convene in Regina on Thursday November 16, 201711/15/2017 | Resources | NationalLast spring, thousands of Canadians were flooded nation-wide and many lost their homes and much of their life savings as a result. Severe weather events are increasing in both frequency and intensity as a result of our changing climate.Record number of participants take part in 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut10/19/2017 | Resources | bcOCTOBER 19, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – A record 886,000 British Columbians took part in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut today, joining millions around the world.British Columbians overwhelmingly want competition, choice in auto insurance: poll10/17/2017 | Resources | bcOctober 17, 2017 (VANCOUVER) –Seventy eight per cent of British Columbians expressed their desire for more choice and more competition in the province’s auto insurance system.Canada's largest earthquake drill is just a week away! Have you registered for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut?10/12/2017 | Resources | bcOCTOBER 12, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Join hundreds of thousands of British Columbians as they "Drop, Cover and Hold On" during the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. IBC’s Time to Talk: Earthquake consumer tour visits British Columbia10/2/2017 | Resources | bcSeptember 29, 2017 (VANCOUVER) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is bringing its Time to Talk: Earthquake consumer tour to various locations across British Columbia. British Columbia wildfires cause more than $127 million in insured damage9/27/2017 | Resources | bcInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the two most significant wildfires in British Columbia this summer caused more than $127 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).17550 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase the understanding of breaking and current news regarding home, auto and business insurance. IBC produces regular opinion and editorial content (op-eds) for the media.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.