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​​On 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.​

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11/15/2017 | Resources | National
Last spring, thousands of Canadians were flooded nation-wide and many lost their homes and much of their life savings as a result. Severe weather events are increasing in both frequency and intensity as a result of our changing climate.
9/13/2017 | Resources | National
​September 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers.
8/15/2017 | Resources | nl
​August 15, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomes the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s announcement of the terms of reference which will guide the province’s review of its auto insurance system.
6/27/2017 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Kenn Lalonde to serve as Chair of the Board. Mr. Lalonde is President and CEO of TD Insurance. He has also served on IBC’s Board of Directors as Deputy Chair.
5/16/2017 | Resources | on nb ns nl pe
IBC Board of Directors is recommending that IBC’s members operating in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces voluntarily align their home insurance policies with other jurisdictions when it comes to protecting ‘innocent co-insureds’
5/8/2017 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
​May 6, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging Atlantic Canadians, especially those in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, to prepare for heavy rains and potential flash flooding due to arrive this weekend.
4/26/2017 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
April 26, 2017 (HALIFAX) – IBC reports that a windstorm which affected eastern Newfoundland on March 11, 2017 has resulted in almost $45 million in insured damage according to CatIQ.
3/22/2017 | Resources | National
March 22, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Today, the Government of Canada tabled the 2017 Federal Budget and dedicated significant funds to protect Canadians and their communities from the ravages of natural disasters. ​
3/14/2017 | Resources | nl
​March 14, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Following the hurricane-force winds that recently hit Newfoundland and Labrador, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing information and advice to affected customers as they begin to survey the damage.
3/13/2017 | Resources | National
​March 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.
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