Media Releases

​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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Vanessa Barrasa
Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

Anne Morin
Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Steve Kee
Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
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2/27/2020 | Resources | National
February 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.
2/18/2020 | Resources | on
February 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...
2/13/2020 | Resources | on
February 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.
2/3/2020 | Resources | National
FEBRUARY 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.
1/21/2020 | Resources | National
January 21, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insured damage for these severe weather events reached $1.3 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
1/10/2020 | Resources | on
January 10, 2020 (TORONTO) – Environment Canada has issued a rainfall and freezing rain warning for Ontario. Rain, at times heavy, will develop early Saturday morning and continue overnight into Sunday.
12/10/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe on qc
December 9, 2019 (TORONTO) – The storm that hit Eastern Canada between October 30 and November 1, caused over $250 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
12/4/2019 | Resources | on
(Hamilton, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are teaming up with the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Accident Support Services International to warn motorists to Lock it OR Lose it
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – While the technology in our vehicles continues to evolve, so do sophisticated auto thieves who are using technology to bypass security systems and electronically gain access to Canadians' vehicles.
10/28/2019 | Resources | on
Communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support stormwater and wastewater infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream, part of the joint federal/provincial Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program
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