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FilterSelect Region Canada Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon All Regions Select Section About Us Auto Business Disaster Home IBC Advantage Insurance 101 Legal Members Resources The Future All Categories Media Releases SortDateTitleDescriptionCat.Reg.Prepare for Flood Season4/13/2020 | Resources | NationalApril 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.Insurers reducing insurance costs for Canadians: IBC member companies offer substantial consumer relief measures4/8/2020 | Resources | NationalApril 8, 2020 (TORONTO) – To help Canadians cope with the financial impact of COVID-19, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) member companies are offering substantial consumer relief measures.Insurers committed to working with consumers during these uncertain times3/19/2020 | Resources | NationalMarch 19, 2020 (TORONTO) – Canada’s property and casualty insurers are committed to helping consumers and business owners during this challenging time.IBC: Spot these five common insurance fraud scams3/3/2020 | Resources | NationalMarch 3, 2020 (Toronto) – At the kick-off to Fraud Prevention Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advised the public to watch out for insurance fraud scams. Call 1-877-IBC-TIPS (422-8477) to report insurance fraudClimate adaptation estimated to cost municipalities $5.3 billion annually2/27/2020 | Resources | NationalFebruary 26, 2020 (TORONTO) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled Investing in Canada's Future: The Cost of Climate Adaptation at the Local Level.IBC and CANATICS combine efforts to fight fraud2/3/2020 | Resources | NationalFEBRUARY 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.Severe Weather Caused $1.3 Billion in Insured Damage in 20191/21/2020 | Resources | NationalJanuary 21, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insured damage for these severe weather events reached $1.3 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Halloween Storm Across Eastern Canada Caused Over $250 Million in Insured Damage12/10/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe on qcDecember 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).Tech-savvy Thieves Don’t Need Your Keys12/3/2019 | Resources | NationalDecember 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.Using Richer Cross-Sector Data to Better Evaluate Flood Risk10/1/2019 | Resources | NationalOctober 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.12250 1234 Next Related ServicesOp-edOn 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.Fraud AlertsIBC issues fraud alerts to inform consumers about scams. Fake policies and non-existent insurance companies can put you and your insured property at risk.SpeechesAt events across Canada, IBC insurance experts share their knowledge by speaking on everything from severe weather to property and casualty coverage. IBC also regularly hosts public and industry events to relay news about the home, auto and business insurance industry. Media RequestsOn behalf of its members, IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of home, auto and business insurance. From timely news releases and op-eds, to fraud alerts, bulletins, speeches, blogs and more, IBC’s publications are recognized as a key source of Canadian insurance industry information. Useful LinksAbout UsInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the Canadian property and casualty (P&C) insurance market. Contact UsIBC has consumer information centres in each of its regional offices to address your specific questions. If IBC’s information officers do not know the answers to your questions, they will direct you to someone who does. Vision and MandateConsumers and governments trust, value and support the private property and casualty insurance industry, and its products and services.