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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.IBC reminds consumers to safeguard their online identity10/13/2016 | Resources | NationalOctober 13, 2016 (OTTAWA) – October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding consumers that safeguarding your identity can help prevent insurance fraud.IBC congratulates the Government of Canada on its continued commitment to fighting climate change10/4/2016 | Resources | NationalOctober 3, 2016 (TORONTO) - Today, the Government of Canada announced its pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon pollution. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Government for continuing to make climate change a top priority. Insurers welcome the awarding of Fort McMurray wildfire debris removal contract to a local firm7/18/2016 | Resources | NationalJuly 15, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Following a well-run competitive bidding process, Fort McMurray #468 First Nation has been selected by Specialized Property Evaluation Control Services Ltd.Northern Alberta Wildfire Costliest Insured Natural Disaster in Canadian History - Estimate of insured losses: $3.58 billion7/7/2016 | Resources | NationalJuly 7, 2016 (Fort McMurray, AB) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the May 2016 northern Alberta wildfire is by far the costliest insured natural disaster in Canadian history. Media conference call to announce estimates of insured damages from northern Alberta wildfires7/6/2016 | Resources | NationalJuly 6, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will announce the estimated totals of insured damage for the devastating northern Alberta wildfires in a media conference call on July 7. Returning home to Fort McMurray - Insurance tips from IBC6/1/2016 | Resources | NationalJune 1, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Thousands of Fort McMurray residents are returning to their homes following the evacuations because of the wildfire. This will be a difficult and trying time for many residents.IBC welcomes Commissioner’s Reports on Environment5/31/2016 | Resources | NationalMay 31, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, Julie Gelfand, the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, tabled three reports in the House of Commons that highlight the need to prepare communities across Canada for the effects of severe weather.5 things returning Fort McMurray residents need to know about insurance5/30/2016 | Resources | NationalMAY 30, 2016 (EDMONTON) – There are many questions consumers have about the re-entry to Fort McMurray following the evacuation because of the devastating northern Alberta wildfires. We want to provide answers to those returning to the community. IBC President & CEO Highlights need for Canada to be Better Prepared for Natural Disasters5/26/2016 | Resources | NationalMay 18, 2016 (OTTAWA) – Today at an Economic Club of Canada event, Don Forgeron, President and CEO of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), outlined the significant costs of climate change to Canadians.Media conference call to answer insurance questions related to the northern Alberta wildfires5/18/2016 | Resources | NationalMAY 18, 2016 (EDMONTON) – The devastating northern Alberta wildfires are raising many questions about home, auto and business insurance.11450 Previous 45678910 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.