Featured NewsSpring SeasonAfter a tough winter, spring is a welcome change. But, with the warmer weather comes a new series of challenges. Preparation ahead of severe weather and risks associated with warmer temperatures should start as soon as possible.Featured NewsBusiness Insurance Questions?IBC and its members are here to help protect businesses from risks and find solutions to ensure commercial insurance remains affordable. Click to visit our Business Insurance Help site. Featured NewsCyber criminals are attempting to take advantage of the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemicFeatured NewsCOVID-19: Canadian home, auto and business insurance informationThese are uncertain and challenging times. With COVID-19 causing global concern, we understand many Canadians will have questions related to insurance. On this page you’ll find answers to FAQs about insurance and a brief Q&A document outlining how business interruption policies work. 44 New and Trending Media ReleaseIBC kicks off Emergency Preparedness Week with Top 10 Tips – Protect yourself and your property from severe weatherMay 3, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather is on the rise across Canada. During a severe weather event, everyone’s priority must be their own safety and the safety of their loved ones and neighbours. Media ReleaseInsurance Bureau of Canada Statement following Ontario Government's Introduction of MOMS ActApril 26, 2021 (TORONTO) – Following the announcement of the Moving Ontarians More Safely Act, 2021 (MOMS Act), Kim Donaldson, Vice-President, Ontario, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement...Media ReleaseInsurance Bureau of Canada Responds to 2021 Federal BudgetApril 19, 2021 (OTTAWA) – In her first federal budget, delivered today, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposed significant investments to protect Canadians from the severe weather already escalating as a result of climate change. Media ReleaseInsurance Bureau of Canada Statement following Conservative Party's climate planApril 15, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today, the federal Conservative Party of Canada released its climate plan entitled “Secure the Environment: The Conservative Plan to Combat Climate Change.” Media ReleaseInsurance Bureau of Canada Statement following Ontario BudgetMarch 24, 2021 (TORONTO) – Today, the Ontario government tabled the 2021 Budget, “Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy.” How Car Insurance Premiums are CalculatedThe make, model and year of your car, the records of people who are insured to drive it and where you live are all considered by insurers when setting rates. You can lower your premium by making informed decisions.