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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.IBC welcomes AIG to its industry association1/24/2022 | Resources | NationalInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to announce that AIG Insurance Company of Canada (AIG) has joined its membership, which represents the vast majority of P&C insurers in Canada.Severe Weather in 2021 Caused $2.1 Billion in Insured Damage1/18/2022 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2022 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to both insurers and taxpayers. Insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $2.1 billion last year...Eastern Canada windstorm caused over $152 million in insured damage1/13/2022 | Resources | on qc ns nl nb peJanuary 13, 2022 (TORONTO) – A storm that moved across eastern Canada from December 11 to 14, bringing strong winds to Ontario and Quebec caused over $152 million in insured damageInsurance Bureau of Canada Statement: Speech from the Throne11/23/2021 | Resources | NationalNovember 23, 2021 (OTTAWA): Today, the federal government's Speech from the Throne committed to strengthening action to prevent and prepare for floods, wildfires, droughts, and other extreme weather worsened by climate change...IBC’s top 10 tips to reduce insurance premiums11/1/2021 | Resources | NationalNovember 1, 2021 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada, understanding your insurance policy is an important part of overall financial literacy.Climate Proof Canada’s COP26 Media Statement11/1/2021 | Resources | NationalNovember 1, 2021 (OTTAWA) – This summer, Climate Proof Canada sent a clear message to government: Yes, we need a strong offence against climate change and we must cut carbon emissions.Barrie-and-area tornadoes insured damage increases to $100 million10/28/2021 | Resources | onOctober 28, 2021 (TORONTO) – The estimated insured damage of the six EF-2 strength tornadoes that hit Barrie-and-area on July 15 has increased from $75 million to $100 millionSouthern Ontario storms cause $105 million in insured damage10/25/2021 | Resources | onOctober 25, 2021 (TORONTO) – Storms that hit southern Ontario on September 7 and September 22 caused $105 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Many small businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks10/5/2021 | Resources | NationalOctober 5, 2021 (Toronto) – Despite the increased threat of cyber attacks during the pandemic, almost half of Canadian small businesses surveyed say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to cyber security. Business Insurance Action Team reaches new milestone10/1/2021 | Resources | onOctober 1, 2021 (TORONTO) – An industry-driven solution designed to assist struggling small businesses in Ontario's hospitality sector achieved a new milestone this week.31250 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.