Left Navigation Featured NewsGrave Wildfire Situation in Fort McMurray and Surrounding Area: click here for infoFeatured NewsOntario Auto Insurance ReformsEffective June 1, 2016, there will be changes to the Ontario auto insurance product that will make your premium more affordable and give you more choice.22 Media Centre Media ReleaseGrave Wildfire Situation in Fort McMurray and Surrounding Area: IBC is here to help - Safety remains first priorityMay 4, 2016 (EDMONTON) – As tens of thousands of residents are evacuated from their homes in Fort McMurray and the surrounding area.EventFCM Annual Conference and Trade ShowJoin FCM and more than 1,500 of your colleagues at Canada's largest gathering of municipal officials, FCM's Annual Conference and Trade Show. This year's conference, Connecting Communities, Moving Canada Forward, will showcase how a united municipal sector is helping shape our country's future. 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?