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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 The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.7.0 Earthquake in Southern Alaska Caused Extensive Damage11/30/2018 | Resources | NationalNovember 30, 2018 (Vancouver) – Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning.Further reason for competition in the BC auto insurance market11/26/2018 | Resources | bcNovember 23, 2018 (Vancouver) – Today the British Columbia (BC) government announced that Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has posted a net loss of $582 million for first six months of this fiscal year.Private Insurers Ready to Bring Ride-Sharing Insurance to BC11/20/2018 | Resources | bcNovember 20, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – The provincial government introduced legislation that allows ride-sharing companies to enter the British Columbia (BC) market.BC Drivers Deserve Better Options for Auto Insurance11/19/2018 | Resources | bcToday, Don Forgeron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), spoke at a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event about the importance of bringing competition to the auto insurance market in British Columbia.IBC Issues Position Paper on Automated Vehicles11/15/2018 | Resources | NationalNovember 15, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, during its annual Regulatory Affairs Symposium, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a position paper: Auto Insurance for Automated Vehicles: Preparing for the Future of Mobility.IBC congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance on its interim report10/24/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 24, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance (Expert Panel) on releasing its milestone report exploring the challenging, complex, and nascent field of sustainable finance.Insurance Bureau of Canada teams up with Ottawa Symphony Orchestra to honour tornado first responders10/23/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 23, 2018 (Ottawa) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to support the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra’s (OSO’s) upcoming 3D StringTheory Experience in Jean Pigott Hall at Ottawa City Hall on Sunday, November 4, 2018.Insurance Industry & Calgary Chamber of Commerce launch tool to prepare small businesses for disasters10/18/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 18, 2018 (CALGARY) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) launched a new, one-of-a-kind tool to help businesses prepare for natural disasters. Record Breaking year for the Great BC ShakeOut 201810/18/2018 | Resources | bcOctober 18, 2018 (Vancouver) – Today a record 913,000 British Columbians participated in the 2018 Great British Columbia (BC) ShakeOut, joining millions around the world. “Don’t be left out” - The Great BC ShakeOut is coming October 1810/16/2018 | Resources | bcThe BC Earthquake Alliance and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) are working together to present Canada's largest earthquake preparedness drill this Thursday, October 18, at 10:18 a.m.20550 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.