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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Congratulates Ontario Government on Announcement to Increase Oversight of Towing Industry6/29/2020 | Resources | onJune 29, 2020 (TORONTO) – Today, the Ontario government announced the creation of a new task force to improve provincial oversight of the towing industry. IBC Collaboration with York Regional Police Leads to Charges in Organized Crime Investigation in Tow Truck Industry5/26/2020 | Resources | onMay 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – Today, investigators with the York Regional Police Organized Crime and Intelligence Services laid charges related to organized-crime for violent property damage, fraud and drug trafficking...Prepare for Flood Season4/13/2020 | Resources | NationalApril 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.Insurers reducing insurance costs for Canadians: IBC member companies offer substantial consumer relief measures4/8/2020 | Resources | NationalApril 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.Insurers committed to working with consumers during these uncertain times3/19/2020 | Resources | NationalMarch 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.IBC: Spot these five common insurance fraud scams3/3/2020 | Resources | NationalMarch 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraudClimate adaptation estimated to cost municipalities $5.3 billion annually2/27/2020 | Resources | NationalFebruary 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled Investing in Canada's Future: The Cost of Climate Adaptation at the Local Level.January storm caused over $95 million in insured damage2/18/2020 | Resources | onFebruary 18, 2020 (TORONTO) – The January 10 to 12 storm in southern Ontario and Quebec caused over $95 million in insured damage, $81.6 million in Ontario and $13.7 million in Quebec...Insurance Bureau of Canada rejects false Lazar report2/13/2020 | Resources | onFebruary 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – OTLA released a report today by a gun-for-hire university professor whose previous work on insurance industry revenues has been characterized as not an accurate reflection of the actual profit levels.IBC and CANATICS combine efforts to fight fraud2/3/2020 | Resources | NationalFEBRUARY 3, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Board of Directors agreed to create an industry advisory group to lead the development of a strategy to ensure a smooth transition of anti-fraud services to a single entity.27350 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase the understanding of breaking and current news regarding home, auto and business insurance. IBC produces regular opinion and editorial content (op-eds) for the media.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.