Left Navigation Featured NewsIBC Top 10: Vacation Tips for Protecting Your Home and CarIt is officially summer! Many people are going to cottages or on vacation. Before heading out the door, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding Ontarians to protect their homes and cars while they are away.Featured NewsOntario AutoRequired by law across Canada, auto insurance covers the owner/driver, passengers, pedestrians and property affected by a vehicle collision. Featured NewsTop 10 Stolen VehiclesEach year, IBC produces a list of the top 10 stolen vehicles in Canada. IBC also reports on the top 10 stolen vehicles and trends in organized auto theft for specific regions in Canada.Featured NewsIBC SafetyMobileKnowledge is power – learn more and help protect yourself, your family and your friends from fraudsters.44 Media Centre Media ReleaseIBC's Top 10 tips for motorcyclists - Follow #motorsafety on Twitter to join the discussionAUGUST 26, 2015 (TORONTO) – Canadians are gearing up for the last long weekend of the summer, the weather forecast is great, and motorcyclists are planning to take to the roads for fun and entertainment.EventIBC's 15th Annual Regulatory Affairs SymposiumInsurance Bureau of Canada's 15th Annual Regulatory Affairs Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please mark the date in your calendar. 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. How Insurance WorksInsurers use a pool of many premiums to pay for the home, auto and business losses of Canadians unfortunate enough to experience a loss. You are covered for losses outlined in your contract only, not for predictable events. 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?