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​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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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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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.
4/3/2019 | 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...
4/2/2019 | Resources | National
April 2, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released Canada’s Changing Climate Report. This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, provides...
3/27/2019 | Resources | National
March 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government, along with the City of Toronto, Regional Municipality of York, Corporation of the City of Markham and the City of Vaughan...
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