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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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Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Cell: 416-841-5669
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1/16/2019 | Resources | National
January 16, 2019 (OTTAWA) – In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
1/9/2019 | Resources | on
January 9, 2019 (TORONTO) – Today, the Ontario government announced the Putting Drivers First consultation, asking consumers and businesses for ideas on how insurance rates could be lowered.
1/2/2019 | Resources | on
January 2, 2019 (TORONTO) – An easy resolution to make, and keep, is to focus our attention on the road when driving and to spread the word about the dangers of distracted driving.
12/11/2018 | Resources | bc mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk yt
December 11, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles, which is compiled using data from its members across the country.
12/10/2018 | Resources | National
December 10, 2018 (TORONTO) – For more than a decade, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has published an annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles, which it compiled from data from its member companies.
11/30/2018 | Resources | on
November 30, 2018 (Toronto) – Yesterday, the Government of Ontario launched Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan.
11/30/2018 | Resources | National
November 30, 2018 (Vancouver) – Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning.
11/27/2018 | Resources | on
(Toronto, ON) – With the holiday season upon us, Ontario's police leaders are warning motorists to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables because Bad Santas are looking to ruin this holiday season.
11/15/2018 | Resources | National
November 15, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, during its annual Regulatory Affairs Symposium, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a position paper: Auto Insurance for Automated Vehicles: Preparing for the Future of Mobility.
11/15/2018 | Resources | on
November 15, 2018 (TORONTO) – In today’s Fall Economic Statement, the Ontario government committed to cut red tape in the auto insurance system to benefit consumers.
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