Left Navigation Media Releases 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. To book an interview with an IBC spokesperson, please contact a member of our media relations team or complete a Media Request Form. For media inquiries during regular business hours, contact:Vanessa BarrasaManager, Media RelationsTel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312Email: email@example.comAnne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Office: 514-288-2563, ext. 2229Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For urgent media inquiries Steve KeeDirector, Media RelationsOffice: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387Cell: 416-841-5669 Email: email@example.com For all other inquiries, please visit Contact Us to reach an IBC representative. 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.Experience an earthquake at IBC’s Shake Zone in Ottawa5/26/2017 | Resources | on qcIBC 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.Federal government announces landmark investments for disaster-proofing Canada3/22/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 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. IBC supports outcomes of 2017 Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas3/13/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 13, 2017 (TORONTO) – Last week, Canada hosted the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, held in Montreal.Auto insurance fraud costs Canadian consumers billions of dollars each year3/10/2017 | Resources | NationalMarch 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. IBC congratulates the federal government on National Research Council decision to update Canada’s building codes3/1/2017 | Resources | NationalFebruary 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.Severe weather, natural disasters cause record year for insurable damage in Canada1/5/2017 | Resources | NationalJanuary 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. Auto theft up for second consecutive year: IBC publishes 2016 Top 10 stolen vehicles list12/5/2016 | Resources | NationalDECEMBER 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.Conference Board of Canada report highlights economic risk of a major earthquake11/22/2016 | Resources | NationalNovember 22, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, the Conference Board of Canada released a new report -- Canada's Earthquake Risk: Macroeconomic Impacts and Systemic Financial Risk.Conference Board of Canada releases report on economic impact of Fort McMurray wildfire11/14/2016 | Resources | NationalNovember 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.Financial literacy month: IBC encourages consumers to review their policies and know what’s covered11/7/2016 | Resources | NationalNOVEMBER 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.11650 Previous 3456789 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.