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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 The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.During Emergency Preparedness Week: Protect yourself and your property from severe weather5/6/2019 | Resources | NationalMay 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding. Ontario Budget a win for drivers4/12/2019 | Resources | onApril 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.Winter Storm Causes Over $124 Million in Insured Damage Across Eastern Canada4/11/2019 | Resources | ns nb onApril 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...Ontario Thaw Causes Over $70 Million in Insured Damage4/5/2019 | Resources | onApril 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.Canada’s Changing Climate Report Confirms Increase in Extreme Rainfall4/2/2019 | Resources | NationalApril 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...IBC Applauds Governments for Investment in Flood Mitigation3/27/2019 | Resources | NationalMarch 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...Ontario Winter Storm Causes Over $48 Million in Insured Damage3/25/2019 | Resources | onMarch 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.IBC Congratulates Federal Government on Budget 20193/20/2019 | Resources | NationalMarch 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. Insurance crime: Fraud costs more than you think3/4/2019 | Resources | NationalMarch 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. Media Availability: Insurance Bureau of Canada President & CEO2/5/2019 | Resources | NationalInsurance 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. 24950 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. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.