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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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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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1/18/2022 | Resources | National
January 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...
1/14/2022 | Resources | ns pe
January 14, 2022 (HALIFAX) – With Environment Canada predicting heavy snow, rain, freezing rain and strong winds across the Atlantic region this weekend, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is sharing tips to help keep your family and property safe.
1/13/2022 | Resources | on qc ns nl nb pe
January 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 damage
11/30/2021 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
November 30, 2021 (HALIFAX) – Heavy rains have caused significant flooding, forced evacuations, and washed out highways across Atlantic Canada, including in Cape Breton and Newfoundland.
11/23/2021 | Resources | National
November 23, 2021 (OTTAWA): Today, the federal government's Speech from the Throne committed to strengthening action to prevent and prepare for floods, wildfires, droughts, and other extreme weather worsened by climate change...
11/22/2021 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
November 22, 2021 (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.
11/1/2021 | Resources | National
November 1, 2021 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada, understanding your insurance policy is an important part of overall financial literacy.
11/1/2021 | Resources | National
November 1, 2021 (OTTAWA) – This summer, Climate Proof Canada sent a clear message to government: Yes, we need a strong offence against climate change and we must cut carbon emissions.
10/27/2021 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
October 27, 2021 (HALIFAX) – Hurricane Larry, the first hurricane to make landfall in Newfoundland and Labrador since 2010, brought intense winds to the eastern half of the island on September 11, 2021, causing $25 million in insured damage
10/5/2021 | Resources | National
October 5, 2021 (Toronto) – Despite the increased threat of cyber attacks during the pandemic, almost half of Canadian small businesses surveyed say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to cyber security.
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