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​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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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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6/1/2018 | Resources | on
June 1, 2018 (TORONTO) – The saying is "April showers bring May flowers," but in Ontario, the last few months brought a series of severe, and unique, weather events.
5/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the mid-April ice storm that affected Southern Ontario resulted in more than $190 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
5/3/2018 | Resources | National
May 3, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today kicked-off a new consumer flood education campaign that will take place this spring and summer in communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
4/30/2018 | Resources | National
Weather-related insured damages in Ontario over half a billion dollars in the past year.
4/13/2018 | Resources | on
Ernie Hardeman, MPP for Oxford, accompanied IBC as it donated carbon monoxide alarms to residents in three southwestern Ontario communities to raise awareness of the dangers of CO poisoning
4/12/2018 | Resources | National
The federal government announced that it will create the Sustainable Finance Expert Panel, which will consult with Canada’s business leaders, including insurers, on opportunities related to sustainable finance, including climate-related disclosures
4/9/2018 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada today released the results of a survey that shows consumers want tech-enabled insurance products and services, highlighting the need for regulations to permit greater innovation in regulation overseeing the insurance industry.
3/28/2018 | Resources | on
​March 28, 2018 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomes the announcement in today's Budget that the Ontario government has confirmed that the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) will be operational by April 2019.
3/20/2018 | Resources | on qc
A significant winter storm and flood event, which affected parts of Southern Ontario and Quebec, resulted in more than $57 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ)
3/14/2018 | Resources | National
March 14, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) announced that it has signed on to UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance.
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