Left Navigation Featured NewsNL Auto InsuranceTo understand why insurance costs what it does in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), let’s take a closer look at a few things.Featured NewsBC WildfireWildfire situation in British Columbia and surrounding area: IBC is here to help – Safety remains first priorityFeatured NewsWaterIn today’s world of extreme weather events, $1 billion has become the new normal for yearly catastrophic losses – most of this is due to water-related damage. Learn more about flood coverage and how to protect your property.Featured NewsRecreational PropertiesInsurance for seasonal or secondary properties works differently than insurance for your primary home. Learn more here.44 Media Centre Media ReleaseTD’s Kenn Lalonde appointed Chair of the Board of Directors for Insurance Bureau of CanadaInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Kenn Lalonde to serve as Chair of the Board. Mr. Lalonde is President and CEO of TD Insurance. He has also served on IBC’s Board of Directors as Deputy Chair.Fraud AlertPossible Phishing AttemptInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has been informed that several consumers have been contacted by an individual who claims to represent IBC. The caller states that he is seeking personal information in order to help settle an insurance claim.Event2017 National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC)Hosted by MSA Research, the National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) is a high-level conference for insurance or reinsurance company executives, brokers, regulators, risk managers and industry partners that addresses the many diverse and complex issues facing leaders of the Canadian property and casualty insurance sector. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is launching its #likelife campaign by releasing a video to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and encouraging Canadians to put down their phones while on the road. Be PreparedCanada’s weather patterns are evolving, and severe weather is occurring more frequently. Know what governments and the insurance industry are doing to mitigate damage and loss, as well as what they can do to help manage a crisis when disaster strikes. IBC Blog Getting ready for the next big stormWinter storms can strike without warning. They can bring with them poor visibility, low temperatures, high winds, significant snowfall and, on occasion, freezing rain. Ice dams on roofs or frozen pipes can cause problems when the temperature drops. Being prepared is your best defence.Young, first-time driver looking for insurance?Compare prices, coverage options and service. You may even receive a discount for being a student or requesting an online quote.Teaching children about insuranceChildren are quick learners. In a world where economic knowledge is key, they need to know how money works, and how insurance fits in a good financial plan. But how do you engage them?