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:

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







1/18/2023 | Resources | National
January 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – Nationally, insured damage for severe weather events reached $3.1 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
1/5/2023 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
January 5, 2023 (HALIFAX) – Insured damages from Hurricane Fiona are now estimated at over $800 million, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The previous insured damage estimate was $660 million.
12/22/2022 | Resources | ns nb pe nl
With Environment Canada predicting heavy rain and strong winds across the Atlantic region on Friday and into early Saturday, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is sharing tips to help you keep your family and property safe.
11/24/2022 | Resources | National
November 24, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released its first-ever National Adaptation Strategy entitled, "Canada's National Adaptation Strategy: Building Resilient Communities and a Strong Economy."
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...
10/19/2022 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
October 19, 2022 (HALIFAX) – Hurricane Fiona is estimated to have caused $660 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
9/26/2022 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
September 26, 2022 (HALIFAX) – In the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing insurance information and advice to affected residents and has deployed its Virtual Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP).