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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Brett Weltman
Manager, Media Relations

Anne Morin
Media Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)

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 Media Releases







6/1/2023 | Resources | on
June 1, 2023 (TORONTO) – Environment Canada is predicting that weather conditions in June through August will create an above-average risk of wildfire in the province.
5/29/2023 | Resources | National
May 29, 2023 (HALIFAX) – With active wildfires in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has deployed its Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP) to provide insurance information to affected residents.
5/24/2023 | Resources | National
May 24, 2023 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to welcome Saad Mered, CEO, Zurich Canada, and London Bradley, President and CEO, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, to its Board of Directors.
5/18/2023 | Resources | National
May 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – For many, the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend marks the end of the cooler temperatures and the unofficial start to the warmer summer season.
5/11/2023 | Resources | National
May 11, 2023 (OTTAWA): In response to the federal government's release of its National Risk Profile, Celyeste Power, President and CEO, IBC, issued the following statement...
5/3/2023 | Resources | on
May 3, 2023 (TORONTO) – Today, the Ontario government announced a new investment to help police in the province-wide crack down on auto theft. Following this announcement, Kim Donaldson, Vice-President, Ontario, IBC, issued the following statement...
4/27/2023 | Resources | on
April 27, 2023 (TORONTO) – With the arrival of spring weather, including heavy rainfall forecast across parts of Ontario, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding Ontarians to prepare for the increased risk of flooding.
3/28/2023 | Resources | National
March 28, 2023 (OTTAWA) – In today's federal budget, the federal government announced the intention to stand up Canada's first National Flood Insurance Program to protect Canadians at highest risk of flooding.
3/23/2023 | Resources | on
March 23, 2023 (TORONTO) – IBC applauds the Ontario government on the release of its 2023 Budget – Building a Strong Ontario.
3/14/2023 | Resources | National
March 14, 2023 (TORONTO) – A new report released today by the GFIA underscores the need for governments and the private sector to collaborate more closely to address threats of Canadians by natural catastrophes.