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​Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.


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9/7/2018 | Resources | on
September 7, 2018 (TORONTO) – The rainfall on August 7 caused extensive flooding across western and central parts of the city and resulted in over $80 million in insured damage.
8/8/2018 | on
AUGUST 8, 2018 (TORONTO) – Last night a storm cell over the Toronto area brought heavy rain showers that drenched the city, some spots received more than 100 mm in less than three hours, which caused extensive flooding.
7/26/2018 | Resources | National
WATERLOO, Ont. – 1,000 of the top high school students in the country came up with some original ideas to answer a challenge from NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel.
7/9/2018 | Resources | on
JULY 11, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada is joining forces with the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, and the City of Toronto, to launch a pilot Toronto Home Resilience Program.
7/4/2018 | Resources | National
NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel surprised the 1,000 high school studentsby announcing the 2018 theme for the summer program via video message from the International Space Station
6/1/2018 | Resources | on
June 1, 2018 (TORONTO) – The saying is "April showers bring May flowers," but in Ontario, the last few months brought a series of severe, and unique, weather events.
5/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the mid-April ice storm that affected Southern Ontario resulted in more than $190 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
5/3/2018 | Resources | National
May 3, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today kicked-off a new consumer flood education campaign that will take place this spring and summer in communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
4/30/2018 | Resources | National
Weather-related insured damages in Ontario over half a billion dollars in the past year.
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