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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.

​​To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Andrew McGrathManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Cell: 416-550-9062Email: amcgrath@ibc.caCaroline PhémiusMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-1563 ext. 2232Cell: 514-953-0828Email: cphemius@bac-quebec.qc.ca  For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​


 Media Releases







3/14/2018 | Resources | National
March 14, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced that it has signed on to UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
3/8/2018 | Resources | on qc nb nl ns pe
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that a significant winter storm event which resulted in more than $54 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
3/1/2018 | Resources | National
​March 1, 2018 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is asking you to help curb auto insurance fraud.
2/28/2018 | Resources | National
Today, the federal government tabled the 2018 budget entitled Equality and Growth: A Strong Middle Class. Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the government for continuing to make climate change and risk mitigation a top priority.
1/24/2018 | Resources | National
​IBC spokespeople available to discuss economic impact and emergency preparedness
1/16/2018 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
January 16, 2018 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in Atlantic Canada to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report. ​
1/3/2018 | Resources | nl nb ns pe
​January 3, 2018 (HALIFAX) – On the heels of the recent Christmas Day storm that knocked out power to thousands, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging Atlantic Canadians to prepare for rain, strong winds...
12/4/2017 | Resources | bc nb ns nl pe sk mb yt qc nu nt
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.
11/15/2017 | Resources | National
Last spring, thousands of Canadians were flooded nation-wide and many lost their homes and much of their life savings as a result. Severe weather events are increasing in both frequency and intensity as a result of our changing climate.
9/13/2017 | Resources | National
​September 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers.