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2/18/2020 | Resources | on
February 18, 2020 (TORONTO) – The January 10 to 12 storm in southern Ontario and Quebec caused over $95 million in insured damage, $81.6 million in Ontario and $13.7 million in Quebec...
2/13/2020 | Resources | on
February 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – OTLA released a report today by a gun-for-hire university professor whose previous work on insurance industry revenues has been characterized as not an accurate reflection of the actual profit levels.
2/3/2020 | Resources | National
FEBRUARY 3, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Board of Directors agreed to create an industry advisory group to lead the development of a strategy to ensure a smooth transition of anti-fraud services to a single entity.
1/21/2020 | Resources | National
January 21, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insured damage for these severe weather events reached $1.3 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
1/10/2020 | Resources | on
January 10, 2020 (TORONTO) – Environment Canada has issued a rainfall and freezing rain warning for Ontario. Rain, at times heavy, will develop early Saturday morning and continue overnight into Sunday.
12/10/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe on qc
December 9, 2019 (TORONTO) – The storm that hit Eastern Canada between October 30 and November 1, caused over $250 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).
12/4/2019 | Resources | on
(Hamilton, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are teaming up with the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Accident Support Services International to warn motorists to Lock it OR Lose it
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – While the technology in our vehicles continues to evolve, so do sophisticated auto thieves who are using technology to bypass security systems and electronically gain access to Canadians' vehicles.
10/28/2019 | Resources | on
Communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support stormwater and wastewater infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream, part of the joint federal/provincial Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program
10/1/2019 | Resources | National
October 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.
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