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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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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.
1/25/2017 | Resources | ns
January 25, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Today, in a presentation to the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) highlighted the urgent need to increase Canada's preparedness for natural disasters.
1/24/2017 | Resources | nb ns nl pe
​January 24, 2017 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging Atlantic Canadians to prepare for gusty winds, periods of freezing rain, and torrential downpours arriving today and into tomorrow.
1/5/2017 | Resources | National
​January 6, 2017 (TORONTO) – From the wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May to the floods that devastated parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland over Thanksgiving weekend, severe weather had a huge impact on Canadians in 2016.
12/5/2016 | Resources | National
DECEMBER 6, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual national list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.
12/5/2016 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
DECEMBER 6, 2016 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles list. This year, IBC has also published a list for each one of its regional offices.
11/22/2016 | Resources | National
November 22, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, the Conference Board of Canada released a new report -- Canada's Earthquake Risk: Macroeconomic Impacts and Systemic Financial Risk.
11/18/2016 | Resources | nb nl ns pe
​November 18, 2016 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that a tropical moisture system resulting from Hurricane Matthew that swept through Atlantic Canada last month resulted in over $100 million in insured damage.
11/14/2016 | Resources | National
November 14, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be hosting a media conference call to discuss the findings of a report by the Conference Board of Canada entitled: The Economic Impacts of the 2016 Alberta Wildfires.
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