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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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6/27/2019 | Resources | bc
The Government of British Columbia, along with the federal government and the City of Grand Forks, for together investing nearly $50 million in important flood mitigation projects in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
6/18/2019 | Resources | National
June 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.
6/14/2019 | Resources | National
June 14, 2019 (OTTAWA) – As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more intense windstorms, to more frequent and widespread flooding. We are not alone.
5/24/2019 | Resources | bc
May 24, 2019 (VANCOUVER) – Today, during its annual general meeting, the British Columbia (BC) Chamber of Commerce overwhelmingly endorsed the call for an end to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s (ICBC’s) monopoly on auto insurance in BC.
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.
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