Left Navigation Featured NewsHeading to the cottage this weekend?As we head into the long weekend, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations (FOCA) have partnered to provide tips to Ontario cottage-goers for not only a fun long weekend but a safe one as well.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 ReleaseHow safe are you at home and on the road? Drop by IBC’s Safety Zone to find outMay 13, 2015 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada's (IBC's) Safety Zone, with its acclaimed driving simulator the Safety Mobile, is returning to a number of events across Ontario this summer.EventFCM Annual Conference and Trade Show 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?