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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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Media Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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3/29/2022 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that two companies, SE Mutual Insurance and Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance (SMI), have joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.
2/15/2022 | Resources | National
February 15, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation for the release of its report Treading Water: Impact of Catastrophic Flooding on Canada's Housing Market.
1/24/2022 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that AIG Insurance Company of Canada (AIG) has joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.
1/18/2022 | Resources | National
January 18, 2022 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to both insurers and taxpayers. Insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $2.1 billion last year...
1/13/2022 | Resources | bc
January 13, 2022 (VANCOUVER) – The wildfire that devastated Lytton on June 30, 2021 is now estimated to have caused $102 million in insured damage, up from the initial estimate of $78 million
12/9/2021 | Resources | bc
December 9, 2021 (VANCOUVER) – The recent flooding in southern British Columbia is now estimated to have caused $450 million in insured damage, according to preliminary estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
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.
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