Media Releases

Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.​​

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For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:

Brett Weltman
Manager, Media Relations

Anne Morin
Media Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)

For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​


 Media Releases







11/15/2022 | Resources | ab mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk yt
November 15, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Canadians support climate adaptation and want to see action from governments to protect them from the natural disasters they are already experiencing, according to a poll commissioned by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).
11/10/2022 | Resources | National
November 10, 2022 (TORONTO) – After an extensive search, the Board of Directors of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has appointed Celyeste Power as President and CEO of IBC effective January 1, 2023.
11/1/2022 | Resources | National
November 1, 2022 (TORONTO) – Cyber Awareness Month may be over, but the need for vigilance to guard against cyber attacks is greater than ever.
10/25/2022 | Resources | National
October 25, 2022 (TORONTO) – New research by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) finds that the disclosure of natural hazard and climate risk is urgently needed in the Canadian housing market...
9/22/2022 | Resources | National
September 22, 2022 (TORONTO) – New Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) research has found that small and medium-sized Canadian businesses have been slow to adapt to increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks.
9/20/2022 | Resources | bc mb sk ab
September 20, 2022 (EDMONTON) – Storms that hit Western Canada this summer are expected to result in over $300 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
8/30/2022 | Resources | National
August 30, 2022 (TORONTO) - New report highlights important opportunity to protect Canadians in high-risk flood areas through public-private partnership
7/28/2022 | Resources | National
July 28, 2022 (Toronto) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Heather Masterson as its Chair. Ms. Masterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Travelers Canada.
7/15/2022 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that Tokio Marine Canada Ltd. (TMCAN) has joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.
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.