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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.Hurricane Dorian Caused Over $100 Million in Insured Damage10/4/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl peOctober 4, 2019 (HALIFAX) – Hurricane Dorian hit Atlantic Canada on September 7 causing over $105 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Using Richer Cross-Sector Data to Better Evaluate Flood Risk10/1/2019 | Resources | NationalOctober 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.New report shows urgent need for climate adaptation investment9/26/2019 | Resources | NationalSeptember 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptationSmall Businesses in Canada Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks9/25/2019 | Resources | NationalSeptember 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics. IBC Joins the GCA in Urgent Call for Adaptation9/10/2019 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and fairly. Hurricane Dorian: Advice and information from Insurance Bureau of Canada9/9/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl peSeptember 9, 2019 (HALIFAX) – In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice for those who have been affected.IBC Reminds Residents: Take steps to prepare for Hurricane Dorian9/5/2019 | Resources | nb nl ns peSeptember 5, 2019 (HALIFAX) – With hurricane season ramping up in Atlantic Canada and in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice to help keep your family and property safe.IBC Applauds Federal Government’s Investment in Flood Mitigation in Fredericton8/15/2019 | Resources | ns nb nl peAugust 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. IBC Applauds Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Action on Electronic Pink Slips7/30/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl peInsurance 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.Eastern Canada Spring Flooding Caused Close to $208 million in Insured Damage7/3/2019 | Resources | nb nl ns pe on qcJuly 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.20250 1234 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.