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.To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Brett WeltmanManager, Media RelationsEmail: email@example.com Anne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. 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.Insurance Bureau of Canada welcomes two new directors to its Board5/24/2023 | Resources | NationalMay 24, 2023 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to welcome Saad Mered, CEO, Zurich Canada, and London Bradley, President and CEO, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, to its Board of Directors.Stay Safe and Secure This Victoria Day Long Weekend5/18/2023 | Resources | NationalMay 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – For many, the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend marks the end of the cooler temperatures and the unofficial start to the warmer summer season.Stay Alert and Be Prepared for Wildfires5/16/2023 | Resources | nb ns nl peMay 16, 2023 (HALIFAX) – With Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources and Renewables confirming an out of control forest fire southeast of Weymouth, Nova Scotia, and an ongoing fire in Shelburne County...Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement: IBC congratulates Public Safety Canada on the release of its National Risk Profile5/11/2023 | Resources | NationalMay 11, 2023 (OTTAWA): In response to the federal government's release of its National Risk Profile, Celyeste Power, President and CEO, IBC, issued the following statement...Insurance Bureau of Canada Encourages Residents in Atlantic Canada to Prepare for 2023 Flood Season4/25/2023 | Resources | nb ns nl peApril 25, 2023 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is informing consumers about how they can prepare for the 2023 flood season by protecting themselves and their property from water damage.Insurance Bureau of Canada statement: IBC welcomes the federal government’s leadership on Canada’s first National Flood Insurance Program3/28/2023 | Resources | NationalMarch 28, 2023 (OTTAWA) – In today's federal budget, the federal government announced the intention to stand up Canada's first National Flood Insurance Program to protect Canadians at highest risk of flooding.Insurance Bureau of Canada Responds to New GFIA Report on Global Protection Gaps3/14/2023 | Resources | NationalMarch 14, 2023 (TORONTO) – A new report released today by the GFIA underscores the need for governments and the private sector to collaborate more closely to address threats of Canadians by natural catastrophes.Opinion: It's time to invest in a national flood insurance program3/8/2023 | Resources | NationalCanada is becoming a riskier and more dangerous place to live. That's not an opinion – it's a fact.IBC welcomes its new President & CEO, Celyeste Power1/31/2023 | Resources | NationalJanuary 31, 2023 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to welcome Celyeste Power as its new President and CEO. Power's appointment was announced in November of 2022, and her tenure officially began on January 1.Severe Weather in 2022 Caused $3.1 Billion in Insured Damage – making it the 3rd Worst Year for Insured Damage in Canadian History1/18/2023 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – Nationally, insured damage for severe weather events reached $3.1 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).27150 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.