Left Navigation 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. To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Andrew McGrathManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Cell: 416-550-9062Email: email@example.comCaroline PhémiusMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-1563 ext. 2232Cell: 514-953-0828Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. 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 All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Experience an earthquake at IBC’s Shake Zone in Ottawa5/26/2017 | Resources | on qcIBC is bringing the Shake Zone back to the Nation’s Capital! Shake Zone is IBC’s portable earthquake simulator that simulates a magnitude 8.0 earthquake to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for an emergency.IBC launches Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour in Ontario5/18/2017 | Resources | onInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch its Time to Talk: Auto Insurance consumer tour in Hamilton, featuring interactive displays and on-site advice to help Ontarians better understand their auto insurance policies. IBC recommends insurance company policy changes on ‘innocent co-insureds’ in Ontario and Atlantic Canada5/16/2017 | Resources | on nb ns nl peIBC Board of Directors is recommending that IBC’s members operating in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces voluntarily align their home insurance policies with other jurisdictions when it comes to protecting ‘innocent co-insureds’Ontario Chamber of Commerce Endorses Major Changes to Auto Insurance Rate Regulation5/9/2017 | Resources | onThe Ontario Chamber of Commerce is calling on the provincial government to put an end to its existing auto rate filing system, a system the chamber describes as “one of the most costly, onerous, and restrictive in North America”. Heavy rains continue in southern and eastern Ontario: IBC reminds Ontarians to be prepared5/5/2017 | Resources | onMay 5, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents in southern and eastern Ontario to prepare for potential flash flooding resulting from heavy rains and rising bodies of water. Southern Ontario windstorm causes close to $100 million in insured damage4/18/2017 | Resources | onApril 18, 2017 (TORONTO) – IBC reports that a windstorm which affected parts of southern Ontario on March 8, 2017 has resulted in almost $100 million in insured damage according to CatIQFederal government announces landmark investments for disaster-proofing Canada3/22/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 22, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Today, the Government of Canada tabled the 2017 Federal Budget and dedicated significant funds to protect Canadians and their communities from the ravages of natural disasters. IBC supports outcomes of 2017 Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas3/13/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.Auto insurance fraud costs Canadian consumers billions of dollars each year3/10/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 9, 2017 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is highlighting that everyone can play a role in limiting the personal and financial costs of auto insurance fraud. IBC congratulates the federal government on National Research Council decision to update Canada’s building codes3/1/2017 | Resources | NationalFebruary 28, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the National Research Council (NRC) decision to update Canada’s building codes to reflect the realities of climate change.18350 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. 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