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​​On 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.​

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8/15/2019 | Resources | ns nb nl pe
August 15, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the federal government for providing new funding to help protect Fredericton and the surrounding community from future flooding.
7/30/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomes the news that the Superintendent of Insurance of Newfoundland and Labrador has released guiding principles that permit the use of electronic proof of auto insurance in the province.
7/3/2019 | Resources | nb nl ns pe on qc
July 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – The spring flooding that took place in late April and May across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick caused close to $208 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
6/18/2019 | Resources | National
June 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.
6/14/2019 | Resources | National
June 14, 2019 (OTTAWA) – As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more intense windstorms, to more frequent and widespread flooding. We are not alone.
5/6/2019 | Resources | National
May 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding.
4/24/2019 | Resources | nb
April 24, 2019 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in New Brunswick to call their insurance representatives if they have damage to report.
4/11/2019 | Resources | ns nb on
April 11, 2019 (TORONTO) – The winter storm that hit Ontario on March 14 and continued through Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia until March 16, caused over $124 million in insured damage...
4/3/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe qc
April 3, 2019 (HALIFAX) – Environment Canada issued a mixture of snowfall and rainfall warnings for Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador...
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