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: firstname.lastname@example.org Anne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Email: email@example.com 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.Travelers Canada's Heather Masterson elected Board Chair of Insurance Bureau of Canada7/28/2022 | Resources | NationalJuly 28, 2022 (Toronto) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Heather Masterson as its Chair. Ms. Masterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Travelers Canada.IBC welcomes Tokio Marine Canada Ltd. to its industry association7/15/2022 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that Tokio Marine Canada Ltd. (TMCAN) has joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.Don Forgeron Announces Retirement from Insurance Bureau of Canada6/23/2022 | Resources | NationalJune 23, 2022 (Toronto) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced today that after 28 years of service, Don Forgeron will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the IBC Board of Directors.IBC Reminds Residents in Atlantic Canada to Prepare for Heavy Rain and Wind4/18/2022 | Resources | nb ns nl peApril 18, 2022 (Halifax) – With Environment Canada predicting heavy rain and winds in Atlantic Canada this week, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is sharing the following tips and advice to help keep your family and property safe.Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement: Temporarily removing RST from home insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador4/7/2022 | Resources | nb ns nl peApril 7, 2022 (Halifax): Today, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced plans to temporarily remove retail sales tax (RST) from home insurance in the province.IBC welcomes SE Mutual Insurance and Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance to its industry association3/29/2022 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that two companies, SE Mutual Insurance and Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance (SMI), have joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement: Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation’s report, Treading Water: Impact of Catastrophic Flooding on Canada’s Housing Market2/15/2022 | Resources | NationalFebruary 15, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) commends the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation for the release of its report Treading Water: Impact of Catastrophic Flooding on Canada's Housing Market.IBC welcomes AIG to its industry association1/24/2022 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that AIG Insurance Company of Canada (AIG) has joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.Severe Weather in 2021 Caused $2.1 Billion in Insured Damage1/18/2022 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2022 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to both insurers and taxpayers. Insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $2.1 billion last year...Eastern Canada windstorm caused over $152 million in insured damage1/13/2022 | Resources | on qc ns nl nb peJanuary 13, 2022 (TORONTO) – A storm that moved across eastern Canada from December 11 to 14, bringing strong winds to Ontario and Quebec caused over $152 million in insured damage24950 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. 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