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Gone in 60 seconds … or less! IBC to announce Top 10 Stolen Vehicles list tomorrow



December 10, 2018 (TORONTO) – For more than a decade, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has published an annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles, which it compiled from data from its member companies.

This year, IBC is also providing information about auto theft trends and tips to help keep you from being victimized. In addition, it's offering key insights on the five Ws of auto theft:

  1. What is being stolen
  2. Where vehicles are being stolen
  3. When vehicles are stolen
  4. Why they're being stolen
  5. Who is behind auto theft

IBC's new Vice-President of Investigative Services, Henry Tso, and its new National Director of Investigative Services, John Tod, will be available on December 11 for interviews and commentary. Both Tso and Tod have come to IBC after years of law enforcement service at the provincial and national levels.

To arrange an interview, please phone IBC Media Relations at 416-550-9062.


​About Insurance Bureau of Canada

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.

P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 126,000 Canadians, pays $9 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $54.7 billion.

For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow us on Twitter @InsuranceBureau or like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.