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Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
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Media Relations
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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 Media Releases







11/22/2016 | Resources | National
November 22, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, the Conference Board of Canada released a new report -- Canada's Earthquake Risk: Macroeconomic Impacts and Systemic Financial Risk.
11/14/2016 | Resources | National
November 14, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be hosting a media conference call to discuss the findings of a report by the Conference Board of Canada entitled: The Economic Impacts of the 2016 Alberta Wildfires.
11/7/2016 | Resources | National
​NOVEMBER 8, 2016 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) wants to help Canadians with the knowledge and resources they need to make informed financial decisions.
11/4/2016 | Resources | National
​NOVEMBER 3, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has formalized a partnership with Pelmorex Media Inc., the parent company of The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, to share tips about preparing for severe weather.
11/2/2016 | Resources | National
​November 2, 2016 (TORONTO) - Yesterday, the Government of Canada released its 2016 Fall Economic Statement. In particular, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Government for its focus on infrastructure investments and flood mitigation.
10/25/2016 | Resources | mb ab sk
​October 25, 2016 (EDMONTON) – severe storm that swept through Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan during the third week of July has resulted in more than $71 million in insured damage.
10/13/2016 | Resources | National
​October 13, 2016 (OTTAWA) – October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding consumers that safeguarding your identity can help prevent insurance fraud.
10/4/2016 | Resources | National
​October 3, 2016 (TORONTO) - Today, the Government of Canada announced its pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon pollution. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Government for continuing to make climate change a top priority.
9/7/2016 | Resources | ab sk mb
​September 7, 2016 (EDMONTON) – IBC reports that severe storms that swept through the Southern Prairies during the third week of July resulted in over $66 million in insured damage according to CatIQ.
8/31/2016 | Resources | ab bc mb nt nu sk yt
August 30, 2016 (HALIFAX) – It’s that time of year again! Students are heading back to school, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reminds them of an important item that’s often overlooked: tenant insurance.