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

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Media Relations
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Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

 
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11/23/2021 | Resources | National
November 23, 2021 (OTTAWA): Today, the federal government's Speech from the Throne committed to strengthening action to prevent and prepare for floods, wildfires, droughts, and other extreme weather worsened by climate change...
11/15/2021 | Resources | bc
November 15, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – Heavy rains over the weekend and into Monday have caused significant flooding and forced evacuations across southern British Columbia, including in Merritt, Princeton, and Abbotsford.
11/1/2021 | Resources | National
November 1, 2021 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada, understanding your insurance policy is an important part of overall financial literacy.
11/1/2021 | Resources | National
November 1, 2021 (OTTAWA) – This summer, Climate Proof Canada sent a clear message to government: Yes, we need a strong offence against climate change and we must cut carbon emissions.
10/21/2021 | Resources | bc
October 21, 2021 (Vancouver) – Today, over 730,000 British Columbians participated in Canada's largest earthquake drill during the 10th annual Great British Columbia ShakeOut (ShakeOutBC).
10/5/2021 | Resources | National
October 5, 2021 (Toronto) – Despite the increased threat of cyber attacks during the pandemic, almost half of Canadian small businesses surveyed say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to cyber security.
9/27/2021 | Resources | National
September 27, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada's (IBC's) Board of Directors has approved the transfer of its Investigative Services (IS) division to Équité Association
9/23/2021 | Resources | bc
​September 23, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – The wildfire in White Rock Lake, British Columbia, that started on August 2 is now estimated to have caused $77 million in insured damage...
8/24/2021 | Resources | bc
August 24, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – With wildfires continuing to threaten communities across British Columbia, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding British Columbians of the insurance supports available to them when forced outside of their homes.
8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
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