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

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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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Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
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5/6/2019 | Resources | National
May 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding.
4/12/2019 | Resources | on
April 5, 2019 (TORONTO) – Ontario’s deep freeze at the beginning of February was quickly followed by warm weather and rain, which led to snowmelt, ice jams and flooding.
4/11/2019 | Resources | ns nb on
April 11, 2019 (TORONTO) – The winter storm that hit Ontario on March 14 and continued through Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia until March 16, caused over $124 million in insured damage...
4/5/2019 | Resources | on
April 5, 2019 (TORONTO) – Ontario’s deep freeze at the beginning of February was quickly followed by warm weather and rain, which led to snowmelt, ice jams and flooding.
4/2/2019 | Resources | National
April 2, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released Canada’s Changing Climate Report. This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, provides...
3/27/2019 | Resources | National
March 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government, along with the City of Toronto, Regional Municipality of York, Corporation of the City of Markham and the City of Vaughan...
3/25/2019 | Resources | on
March 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – The storm that hit Ontario on February 24 and 25, 2019, with damaging wind gusts, freezing rain and blizzard conditions caused over $48 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
3/20/2019 | Resources | National
March 20, 2019 – Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the federal government on the 2019 budget announcement that dedicates funding to help protect Canadians and their communities from the consequences of natural disasters.
3/4/2019 | Resources | National
March 4, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance crime costs us all, and there’s no better time to learn about the risks it poses than during Fraud Prevention Month.
2/5/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President and CEO of IBC, will provide remarks during the luncheon.
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