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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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8/18/2021 | Resources | National
August 18, 2021 (OTTAWA): Justin Trudeau announced that, if re-elected, his government will build on the success of the EnerGuide home rating system for energy efficiency by developing a companion approach for scoring the climate resilience of our homes
8/11/2021 | Resources | National
August 11, 2021 (OTTAWA): On Monday, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire ‘code red for humanity’ warning that, due to past inaction, extreme weather will only get worse.
7/20/2021 | Resources | National
July 20, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government launched a new intake for the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
6/28/2021 | Resources | National
June 28, 2021 (TORONTO) – A new coalition believes that Canada has the opportunity to better protect people from the growing effects of climate change and help communities prepare...
6/16/2021 | Resources | National
June 16, 2021 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Ryan Michel as its Chair.
5/12/2021 | Resources | National
May 12, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today the federal government announced the formation of the Sustainable Finance Action Council, fulfilling one of the recommendations of the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance.
5/3/2021 | Resources | National
May 3, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather is on the rise across Canada. During a severe weather event, everyone’s priority must be their own safety and the safety of their loved ones and neighbours.
4/19/2021 | Resources | National
April 19, 2021 (OTTAWA) – In her first federal budget, delivered today, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland proposed significant investments to protect Canadians from the severe weather already escalating as a result of climate change.
4/15/2021 | Resources | National
April 15, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Today, the federal Conservative Party of Canada released its climate plan entitled “Secure the Environment: The Conservative Plan to Combat Climate Change.”
3/1/2021 | Resources | National
March 1, 2021 (Toronto) – It's Fraud Prevention Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is asking Canadians to protect themselves from insurance fraud.
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