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Media Availability: Insurance Bureau of Canada President & CEO



February 5, 2019 (HALIFAX) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President and CEO of IBC, will provide remarks during the luncheon. 

Mr. Forgeron will address his industry colleagues on the top three priorities facing the industry:

  • adopting a whole-of-society approach to mitigate the effects of a changing climate,
  • creating competitive and sustainable auto insurance markets across the country, and
  • modernizing regulation so that it supports customer-focused innovation in our digital world.

He will be available on the morning of February 7, before the luncheon, for interviews.

Luncheon:
Thursday, February 7, 2019
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Nova Scotia CD Room
Halifax, Nova Scotia

To arrange an interview, or if you are interested in listening to Mr. Forgeron’s remarks, 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.