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​Read some of our recent news releases. Each year, IBC responds to more than 700 requests from the media for information and interviews. IBC works to increase Canadians’ understanding of the home, auto and business insurance industry.


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For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:

Vanessa Barrasa
Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

Anne Morin
Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

For urgent media inquiries

Steve Kee
Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative.​


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3/1/2018 | Resources | National
​March 1, 2018 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is asking you to help curb auto insurance fraud.
2/28/2018 | Resources | National
Today, the federal government tabled the 2018 budget entitled Equality and Growth: A Strong Middle Class. Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the government for continuing to make climate change and risk mitigation a top priority.
1/24/2018 | Resources | National
​IBC spokespeople available to discuss economic impact and emergency preparedness
12/4/2017 | Resources | bc nb ns nl pe sk mb yt qc nu nt
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.
11/15/2017 | Resources | National
Last spring, thousands of Canadians were flooded nation-wide and many lost their homes and much of their life savings as a result. Severe weather events are increasing in both frequency and intensity as a result of our changing climate.
9/13/2017 | Resources | National
​September 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch ‘Know Your Policy’, an online campaign designed to promote insurance literacy among Canadian consumers.
8/31/2017 | Resources | on qc
Insurance Bureau of Canada reports that two significant storm and flooding events in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec resulted in more than $223 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.
5/26/2017 | Resources | on qc
IBC is bringing the Shake Zone back to the Nation’s Capital! Shake Zone is IBC’s portable earthquake simulator that simulates a magnitude 8.0 earthquake to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for an emergency.
3/22/2017 | Resources | National
March 22, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Today, the Government of Canada tabled the 2017 Federal Budget and dedicated significant funds to protect Canadians and their communities from the ravages of natural disasters. ​
3/13/2017 | Resources | National
​March 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.
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