Media Centre

​On behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance.

To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. 


Vanessa Barrasa
Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312

Anne Morin
Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-1563, ext. 2229


For urgent media inquiries 

Steve Kee
Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669


 Media Releases







3/4/2020 | Resources | bc
March 4, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Today, the Government of British Columbia announced legislation that, if passed, would eliminate the ability for drivers to sue to ensure they are receiving the benefits they need to recover...
3/3/2020 | Resources | National
March 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraud
2/27/2020 | Resources | National
February 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled Investing in Canada's Future: The Cost of Climate Adaptation at the Local Level.
2/27/2020 | Resources | bc
February 27, 2020 (VANCOUVER) –Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a set of policy recommendations designed to address the current insurance affordability challenges in BC’s strata insurance market.
2/3/2020 | Resources | National
FEBRUARY 3, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Board of Directors agreed to create an industry advisory group to lead the development of a strategy to ensure a smooth transition of anti-fraud services to a single entity.
1/28/2020 | Resources | bc
January 28, 2020 (VANCOUVER) – Auto insurance in British Columbia (BC) and Alberta is substantially the same, according to a new report from accounting firm MNP. The price drivers are paying, however, is very different.
1/21/2020 | Resources | National
January 21, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insured damage for these severe weather events reached $1.3 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – While the technology in our vehicles continues to evolve, so do sophisticated auto thieves who are using technology to bypass security systems and electronically gain access to Canadians' vehicles.
10/23/2019 | Resources | bc
October 23, 2019 (Vancouver, BC) – Driving Choice is pleased to announce that the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association has joined as a partner in the campaign calling for more choice and competition in car insurance in BC
10/18/2019 | Resources | bc
October 18, 2019 (Vancouver) – Yesterday, a record 1 million British Columbians participated in the 2019 Great British Columbia (BC) ShakeOut, joining over 66 million people around the world. That tops last year's record of 913,000 participants.