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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.


​​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:Andrew McGrathManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Cell: 416-550-9062Email: amcgrath@ibc.caCaroline PhémiusMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-1563 ext. 2232Cell: 514-953-0828Email: cphemius@bac-quebec.qc.ca  For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​


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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.
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. ​
3/13/2017 | Resources | National
​March 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.
3/10/2017 | Resources | National
March 9, 2017 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is highlighting that everyone can play a role in limiting the personal and financial costs of auto insurance fraud.
3/1/2017 | Resources | National
​February 28, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the National Research Council (NRC) decision to update Canada’s building codes to reflect the realities of climate change.
2/14/2017 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
​FEBRUARY 14, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Following the significant heavy snowfall that just hit the region, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is providing information and advice to Atlantic Canadians as they begin to dig out of this large blizzard.
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