Left Navigation Featured NewsOctober is Cyber Security Awareness MonthFeatured NewsKnow Your PolicyAfter a loss happens, everyday life can change in big ways. Now is the time to Know Your Policy and better protect yourself.Featured NewsBC WildfireWildfire situation in British Columbia and surrounding area: IBC is here to help – Safety remains first priorityFeatured NewsWaterIn today’s world of extreme weather events, $1 billion has become the new normal for yearly catastrophic losses – most of this is due to water-related damage. Learn more about flood coverage and how to protect your property.44 Media Centre Media ReleaseLate August flooding in Windsor region caused more than $124 million in insured damageSeptember 25, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that a significant flooding event in Windsor resulted in more than $124 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Fraud AlertPossible Phishing AttemptInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has been informed that several consumers have been contacted by an individual who claims to represent IBC. The caller states that he is seeking personal information in order to help settle an insurance claim.EventIBC 17th Annual Regulatory Affairs SymposiumIBC 17th Annual Regulatory Affairs Symposium Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers. A car collision, a home damaged by wind or hail and a business interrupted by vandalism or floods are risks that people face each day. After a loss happens, everyday life can change in many different ways. Now is the time to know your policy and better protect yourself. Why Auto Insurance Rates are So HighAuto insurance rates in Ontario are too high. The average Ontario premium is now more than 45% higher than Alberta’s. It’s about twice as high as the Maritime provinces. We want rates to come down. IBC Blog Getting ready for the next big stormWinter storms can strike without warning. They can bring with them poor visibility, low temperatures, high winds, significant snowfall and, on occasion, freezing rain. Ice dams on roofs or frozen pipes can cause problems when the temperature drops. Being prepared is your best defence.Young, first-time driver looking for insurance?Compare prices, coverage options and service. You may even receive a discount for being a student or requesting an online quote.Teaching children about insuranceChildren are quick learners. In a world where economic knowledge is key, they need to know how money works, and how insurance fits in a good financial plan. But how do you engage them?