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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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Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
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(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca

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Email: skee@ibc.ca

 
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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.
3/10/2017 | Resources | National
March 9, 2017 (TORONTO) – March is Fraud Prevention Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is highlighting that everyone can play a role in limiting the personal and financial costs of auto insurance fraud.
3/1/2017 | Resources | National
​February 28, 2017 (OTTAWA) - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the National Research Council (NRC) decision to update Canada’s building codes to reflect the realities of climate change.
1/5/2017 | Resources | National
​January 6, 2017 (TORONTO) – From the wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May to the floods that devastated parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland over Thanksgiving weekend, severe weather had a huge impact on Canadians in 2016.
12/5/2016 | Resources | National
DECEMBER 6, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today published its annual national list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles. Once again, Ford trucks and high-priced SUVs feature prominently.
11/22/2016 | Resources | National
November 22, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, the Conference Board of Canada released a new report -- Canada's Earthquake Risk: Macroeconomic Impacts and Systemic Financial Risk.
11/14/2016 | Resources | National
November 14, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will be hosting a media conference call to discuss the findings of a report by the Conference Board of Canada entitled: The Economic Impacts of the 2016 Alberta Wildfires.
11/7/2016 | Resources | National
​NOVEMBER 8, 2016 (TORONTO) – November is Financial Literacy Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) wants to help Canadians with the knowledge and resources they need to make informed financial decisions.
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