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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.Severe Weather Caused $2.4 Billion in Insured Damage in 20201/18/2021 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to insurers and taxpayers.November storm in Ontario caused $87 million in insured damage12/14/2020 | Resources | onDecember 14, 2020 (TORONTO) – The November 15 storm in southern and central Ontario caused $87 million in insured damage...Canadian cars at risk by air, land and sea - Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Annual Top 10 List Shows New Trends12/2/2020 | Resources | NationalDecember 2, 2020 (TORONTO) – Electronic theft from your own driveway, high-end vehicles stolen for shipment overseas, and the growing trend of street racing...Insurers support small businesses with Business Insurance Action Team11/23/2020 | Resources | onNovember 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – The aim of BIAT is to help as many small business owners as possible who cannot secure insurance coverage in the hospitality sector find the insurance they need.Insurers Partner With Federal And Provincial Governments To Ensure All Canadians Are Protected From Flooding11/23/2020 | Resources | NationalNovember 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the creation of the Task Force on High Risk Residential Flood Insurance and Strategic Relocation. Ontario Windstorm: Advice and information from Insurance Bureau of Canada11/16/2020 | Resources | onNovember 16, 2020 (TORONTO) – In the aftermath of the recent Ontario windstorm, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice for those who have been affected.Insurance Bureau of Canada Reacts to Ontario Budget11/5/2020 | Resources | onNovember 5, 2020 (TORONTO) – Following the Ontario Budget, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) issued this statement: IBC applauds the Ontario government for its 2020 Budget – Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover. Insurers stepping up to help small businesses in Ontario10/29/2020 | Resources | NationalTo help struggling small businesses in Ontario secure insurance amidst the economic challenges the COVD-19 pandemic has created, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is announcing the launch of a new Business Insurance Action Team (BIAT)Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Congratulates Ontario Government on Announcement to Increase Oversight of Towing Industry6/29/2020 | Resources | onJune 29, 2020 (TORONTO) – Today, the Ontario government announced the creation of a new task force to improve provincial oversight of the towing industry. IBC Collaboration with York Regional Police Leads to Charges in Organized Crime Investigation in Tow Truck Industry5/26/2020 | Resources | onMay 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – Today, investigators with the York Regional Police Organized Crime and Intelligence Services laid charges related to organized-crime for violent property damage, fraud and drug trafficking...28250 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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