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​​On 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.​

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12/10/2019 | Resources | nb ns nl pe on qc
December 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).
12/3/2019 | Resources | National
December 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.
10/1/2019 | Resources | National
October 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.
9/26/2019 | Resources | National
September 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation
9/25/2019 | Resources | National
September 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics.
9/10/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and fairly.
8/8/2019 | Resources | qc
MONTREAL, Aug. 8 - Successive weather events marked the first half of 2019, pushing claims up significantly for P&C insurers, with total compensation of $292 million paid out* in Quebec, up 165% from the same period last year.
7/3/2019 | Resources | nb nl ns pe on qc
July 3, 2019 (TORONTO) – The spring flooding that took place in late April and May across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick caused close to $208 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
6/18/2019 | Resources | National
June 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.
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