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​​On 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.​

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5/7/2019 | Resources | bc
May 7, 2019 (VANCOUVER) – Ahead of this year’s wildfire season, Insurance Bureau of Canada and the BC Real Estate Association remind British Columbians about the important role that home insurance plays in protecting homeowners.
5/6/2019 | Resources | National
May 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding.
4/2/2019 | Resources | National
April 2, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released Canada’s Changing Climate Report. This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, provides...
3/27/2019 | Resources | National
March 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government, along with the City of Toronto, Regional Municipality of York, Corporation of the City of Markham and the City of Vaughan...
3/21/2019 | Resources | bc
March 21, 2019 (VANCOUVER) – On April 1, BC and Alberta will have substantially similar auto insurance systems. The key difference will be who sells auto insurance in each province and, as a result, BC drivers will continue to pay a lot more.
3/20/2019 | Resources | National
March 20, 2019 – Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the federal government on the 2019 budget announcement that dedicates funding to help protect Canadians and their communities from the consequences of natural disasters.
3/4/2019 | Resources | National
March 4, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance crime costs us all, and there’s no better time to learn about the risks it poses than during Fraud Prevention Month.
2/5/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President and CEO of IBC, will provide remarks during the luncheon.
2/4/2019 | Resources | bc
February 4, 2019 (VANCOUVER) – In light of the recent challenges in British Columbia’s (BC’s) Crown auto insurance system, the province’s drivers have a clear message: They want more choice.
1/16/2019 | Resources | bc
January 16, 2019 (VANCOUVER) –Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the windstorms that battered the southern coast of BC on December 20 caused over $37 million in insured damage to homes, businesses and vehicles.
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