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.​​

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Media Relations
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

 
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8/18/2021 | Resources | on
August 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – The six EF-2 strength tornadoes that hit Barrie, Innisfil, Kawartha Lakes, Little Britain, Manilla, Lindsay, and Lake of Bays on July 15 caused $75 million in insured damage
8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
8/11/2021 | Resources | National
August 11, 2021 (OTTAWA): On Monday, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire ‘code red for humanity’ warning that, due to past inaction, extreme weather will only get worse.
7/20/2021 | Resources | National
July 20, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government launched a new intake for the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
7/19/2021 | Resources | on
July 19, 2021 (TORONTO) – In the aftermath of the tornado in Barrie on July 15, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has deployed the Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP)...
7/15/2021 | Resources | on
July 15, 2021 (TORONTO) – Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down in the south-east area of Barrie, Ontario today. There has been significant damage caused by this severe weather event.
6/28/2021 | Resources | National
June 28, 2021 (TORONTO) – A new coalition believes that Canada has the opportunity to better protect people from the growing effects of climate change and help communities prepare...
6/16/2021 | Resources | National
June 16, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Ryan Michel as its Chair.
5/31/2021 | Resources | on
May 31, 2021 (TORONTO) – Today, legislation to enable provincial oversight of the vehicle towing and storage industry in Ontario, as well as to improve overall road safety, was passed.
5/18/2021 | Resources | on nb nl pe ns
May 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – A storm that moved across eastern Canada from March 26 to 29 brought heavy rain and strong winds, causing $50 million in insured damage...
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