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​​On 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.​

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Media Relations
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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8/18/2021 | Resources | on
August 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – The six EF-2 strength tornadoes that hit Barrie, Innisfil, Kawartha Lakes, Little Britain, Manilla, Lindsay, and Lake of Bays on July 15 caused $75 million in insured damage
8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
8/11/2021 | Resources | National
August 11, 2021 (OTTAWA): On Monday, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire ‘code red for humanity’ warning that, due to past inaction, extreme weather will only get worse.
7/20/2021 | Resources | National
July 20, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government launched a new intake for the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
7/19/2021 | Resources | on
July 19, 2021 (TORONTO) – In the aftermath of the tornado in Barrie on July 15, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has deployed the Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP)...
7/15/2021 | Resources | on
July 15, 2021 (TORONTO) – Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down in the south-east area of Barrie, Ontario today. There has been significant damage caused by this severe weather event.
6/28/2021 | Resources | National
June 28, 2021 (TORONTO) – A new coalition believes that Canada has the opportunity to better protect people from the growing effects of climate change and help communities prepare...
6/16/2021 | Resources | National
June 16, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Ryan Michel as its Chair.
5/31/2021 | Resources | on
May 31, 2021 (TORONTO) – Today, legislation to enable provincial oversight of the vehicle towing and storage industry in Ontario, as well as to improve overall road safety, was passed.
5/18/2021 | Resources | on nb nl pe ns
May 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – A storm that moved across eastern Canada from March 26 to 29 brought heavy rain and strong winds, causing $50 million in insured damage...
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