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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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11/30/2018 | Resources | National
November 30, 2018 (Vancouver) – Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning.
11/26/2018 | Resources | bc
November 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.
11/20/2018 | Resources | bc
November 20, 2018 (VANCOUVER) – The provincial government introduced legislation that allows ride-sharing companies to enter the British Columbia (BC) market.
11/19/2018 | Resources | bc
Today, 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.
11/15/2018 | Resources | National
November 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.
10/24/2018 | Resources | National
October 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.
10/23/2018 | Resources | National
October 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.
10/18/2018 | Resources | National
October 18, 2018 (CALGARY) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) launched a new, one-of-a-kind tool to help businesses prepare for natural disasters.
10/18/2018 | Resources | bc
October 18, 2018 (Vancouver) – Today a record 913,000 British Columbians participated in the 2018 Great British Columbia (BC) ShakeOut, joining millions around the world.
10/16/2018 | Resources | bc
The 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.
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