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​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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Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

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Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-1563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Cell: 416-841-5669
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10/23/2018 | Resources | National
October 23, 2018 (Ottawa) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to support the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra’s (OSO’s) upcoming 3D StringTheory Experience in Jean Pigott Hall at Ottawa City Hall on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
10/18/2018 | Resources | National
October 18, 2018 (CALGARY) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) launched a new, one-of-a-kind tool to help businesses prepare for natural disasters.
10/15/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance 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 premiums
10/3/2018 | Resources | National
October 3, 2018 (OTTAWA) – With the upcoming legalization of cannabis, the majority of Canadians are concerned about cannabis-impaired drivers on the road.
8/9/2018 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
“Residents whose property was damaged should contact their insurance representative to start the claims process as soon as possible. Those with general insurance questions are encouraged to contact IBC’s Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC."
7/26/2018 | Resources | National
WATERLOO, 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.
7/4/2018 | Resources | National
NASA 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 Station
5/17/2018 | Resources | nb
​May 17, 2018 (HALIFAX) – IBC is encouraging residents affected by flooding in New Brunswick to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report and to keep all receipts related to the cleanup.
5/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance 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).
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