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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.IBC reviewing private member’s bill on auto insurance pricing10/15/2018 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is currently reviewing the private member’s Bill 42 that looks at eliminating postal code as one factor used in determining risk for auto insurance premiums8 in 10 Canadians Concerned About Impaired Driving With Cannabis Legalization: IBC Calls for Strict Penalties and Increased Consumer Education Programs10/3/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 3, 2018 (OTTAWA) – With the upcoming legalization of cannabis, the majority of Canadians are concerned about cannabis-impaired drivers on the road. Urgent action needed to curb possible debilitating loss of natural infrastructure assets in Canada: IBC/Intact Centre/IISD Report9/18/2018 | Resources | NationalCost of Severe Weather Across Canada Reaches $1.4 billion in Insured Damage9/13/2018 | Resources | ab sk mbThe July and August storms in Alberta and Saskatchewan caused more than $240 million in insured damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles.Storms Hitting Prairie Provinces Hard: $200 Million in Insured Damage This Year9/5/2018 | Resources | ab sk mbSeptember 6 ,2018 (EDMONTON) – Summer storms across the Prairies have caused more than $200 million in insured damage so far in 2018, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.Top SHAD high school students take up Astronaut's challenge to help Canadians become more resilient in natural disasters7/26/2018 | Resources | NationalWATERLOO, Ont. – 1,000 of the top high school students in the country came up with some original ideas to answer a challenge from NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel.June severe storm caused more than $90 million in insured damage across Manitoba and Saskatchewan7/20/2018 | Resources | mb sk abWeather-related insured damages in region total over a third of a billion dollars in past year Astronaut announces theme for SHAD summer program from the International Space Station7/4/2018 | Resources | NationalNASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel surprised the 1,000 high school studentsby announcing the 2018 theme for the summer program via video message from the International Space StationApril ice storm caused more than $190 million in insured damage5/9/2018 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the mid-April ice storm that affected Southern Ontario resulted in more than $190 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Flood Factor: Insurance Bureau of Canada aims to help Canadian homeowners better understand the risk of flooding5/3/2018 | Resources | NationalMay 3, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today kicked-off a new consumer flood education campaign that will take place this spring and summer in communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.14250 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn 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.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. 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