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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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Email: abartucci@ibc.ca

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


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6/28/2022 | Resources | bc
June 28, 2022 (VANCOUVER): This week marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating and tragic wildfire that swept through the Village of Lytton on June 30, 2021.
6/23/2022 | Resources | National
June 23, 2022 (Toronto) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced today that after 28 years of service, Don Forgeron will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the IBC Board of Directors.
6/20/2022 | Resources | bc
June 20, 2022 (Vancouver) – Today, the BC government released its new Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy, which includes new investment for improved floodplain mapping...
6/15/2022 | Resources | bc
June 15, 2022 (Vancouver) – The devastating floods in southern British Columbia last fall are now estimated to have caused $675 million in insured damage, according to new estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
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).
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