Left Navigation Featured NewsWinter WeatherCanadian winters are tough. From coast-to-coast we all need to be prepared for winter’s wrath. And preparation should start as soon as possible. Featured NewsFort McMurray and Surrounding AreaFeatured NewsIBC encourages Canadians to put down the cellphone and #likelife33 Media Centre Media ReleaseIBC congratulates law enforcement partners on successful auto theft investigation and subsequent arrestsAuto theft investigators from IBC partnered with the Toronto Police Service, the Waterloo Regional Police Service, and the Ministry of Transportation to launch an investigation into the thefts of several vehicles in Central and Southern Ontario. Event2017 OGRA Annual ConferenceThe Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) organizes and hosts the annual conference in downtown Toronto. Approximately 2,200 municipal leaders from across Canada and leading thinkers from around the world will come together to discuss topics of local, provincial, national, and international importance. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is launching its #likelife campaign by releasing a video to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and encouraging Canadians to put down their phones while on the road. 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?