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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Severe windstorm leaves thousands without power in Newfoundland and Labrador: IBC provides tips to homeowners11/15/2018 | Resources | nb nl ns peNovember 15, 2018 (St. John’s) – Heavy winds in the Atlantic provinces over the last 48 hours left thousands of households without power. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice for those who have been affected.Windstorm in Atlantic provinces leaves thousands without power11/5/2018 | Resources | nb nl ns peNovember 5, 2018 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice for those who have been affected by heavy rain and wind in the Atlantic provinces this weekend left thousands of households without power.IBC congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance on its interim report10/24/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 24, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance (Expert Panel) on releasing its milestone report exploring the challenging, complex, and nascent field of sustainable finance.Insurance Bureau of Canada teams up with Ottawa Symphony Orchestra to honour tornado first responders10/23/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 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.Insurance Industry & Calgary Chamber of Commerce launch tool to prepare small businesses for disasters10/18/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 18, 2018 (CALGARY) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) launched a new, one-of-a-kind tool to help businesses prepare for natural disasters. IBC reviewing private member’s bill on auto insurance pricing10/15/2018 | Resources | NationalInsurance 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 premiums8 in 10 Canadians Concerned About Impaired Driving With Cannabis Legalization: IBC Calls for Strict Penalties and Increased Consumer Education Programs10/3/2018 | Resources | NationalOctober 3, 2018 (OTTAWA) – With the upcoming legalization of cannabis, the majority of Canadians are concerned about cannabis-impaired drivers on the road. Urgent action needed to curb possible debilitating loss of natural infrastructure assets in Canada: IBC/Intact Centre/IISD Report9/18/2018 | Resources | NationalInsurance advice and information following severe wind and thunderstorms in New Brunswick8/9/2018 | 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."Top SHAD high school students take up Astronaut's challenge to help Canadians become more resilient in natural disasters7/26/2018 | Resources | NationalWATERLOO, 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.19350 Previous 123456 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase the understanding of breaking and current news regarding home, auto and business insurance. IBC produces regular opinion and editorial content (op-eds) for the media.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.