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.​​

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For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:

Vanessa Barrasa
Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

Anne Morin
Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

For urgent media inquiries

Steve Kee
Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
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11/23/2020 | Resources | National
November 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the creation of the Task Force on High Risk Residential Flood Insurance and Strategic Relocation.
10/29/2020 | Resources | National
To help struggling small businesses in Ontario secure insurance amidst the economic challenges the COVD-19 pandemic has created, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is announcing the launch of a new Business Insurance Action Team (BIAT)
9/18/2020 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
September 18, 2020 (HALIFAX) – In anticipation of the potential of Hurricane Teddy hitting the region in the coming days, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice to help keep your family and property safe.
4/13/2020 | Resources | National
April 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.
4/8/2020 | Resources | National
April 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.
3/19/2020 | Resources | National
March 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.
3/11/2020 | Resources | nl
March 11, 2020 (HALIFAX) – The record-breaking blizzard in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, on January 17 and 18 caused $25 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
3/3/2020 | Resources | National
March 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraud
2/27/2020 | Resources | National
February 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled Investing in Canada's Future: The Cost of Climate Adaptation at the Local Level.
2/10/2020 | Resources | National
February 10, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is launching the National Commercial Insurance Task Force to examine how this is impacting Canadian companies and consumers.
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