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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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7/3/2019 | Resources | nb nl ns pe on qc
July 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – The spring flooding that took place in late April and May across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick caused close to $208 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
6/18/2019 | Resources | National
June 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.
6/14/2019 | Resources | National
June 14, 2019 (OTTAWA) – As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more intense windstorms, to more frequent and widespread flooding. We are not alone.
5/6/2019 | Resources | National
May 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding.
4/3/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe qc
April 3, 2019 (HALIFAX) – Environment Canada issued a mixture of snowfall and rainfall warnings for Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador...
4/2/2019 | Resources | National
April 2, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released Canada’s Changing Climate Report. This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, provides...
3/27/2019 | Resources | National
March 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government, along with the City of Toronto, Regional Municipality of York, Corporation of the City of Markham and the City of Vaughan...
3/20/2019 | Resources | National
March 20, 2019 – Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the federal government on the 2019 budget announcement that dedicates funding to help protect Canadians and their communities from the consequences of natural disasters.
3/5/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe qc
March 5, 2019 (HALIFAX) – A winter storm from January 23 to 25 that caused significant snowfall, freezing rain, rain and strong winds in eastern Canada has caused over $39 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
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