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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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1/5/2017 | Resources | National
​January 6, 2017 (TORONTO) – From the wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May to the floods that devastated parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland over Thanksgiving weekend, severe weather had a huge impact on Canadians in 2016.
12/5/2016 | Resources | National
DECEMBER 6, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual national list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.
12/5/2016 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
DECEMBER 6, 2016 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles list. This year, IBC has also published a list for each one of its regional offices.
11/22/2016 | Resources | National
November 22, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, the Conference Board of Canada released a new report -- Canada's Earthquake Risk: Macroeconomic Impacts and Systemic Financial Risk.
11/18/2016 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
​November 18, 2016 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that a tropical moisture system resulting from Hurricane Matthew that swept through Atlantic Canada last month resulted in over $100 million in insured damage.
11/14/2016 | Resources | National
November 14, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be hosting a media conference call to discuss the findings of a report by the Conference Board of Canada entitled: The Economic Impacts of the 2016 Alberta Wildfires.
11/7/2016 | Resources | National
​NOVEMBER 8, 2016 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) wants to help Canadians with the knowledge and resources they need to make informed financial decisions.
11/4/2016 | Resources | National
​NOVEMBER 3, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has formalized a partnership with Pelmorex Media Inc., the parent company of The Weather Network and MétéoMédia, to share tips about preparing for severe weather.
11/2/2016 | Resources | National
​November 2, 2016 (TORONTO) - Yesterday, the Government of Canada released its 2016 Fall Economic Statement. In particular, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Government for its focus on infrastructure investments and flood mitigation.
10/20/2016 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
​​​​​​October 20, 2016 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging Atlantic Canadians to prepare for strong winds, heavy rains, and potential snowfall due to arrive this weekend.
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