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Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
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Media Relations
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Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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Email: skee@ibc.ca

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 Media Releases







12/3/2014 | Resources | National
DECEMBER 3, 2014 (TORONTO) – Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks are big, rugged – and loved by thieves across the country.
10/20/2014 | Resources | qc
MONTREAL, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Association du camionnage du Québec (ACQ) are teaming up to crack down on cargo theft, a crime that costs Canadians up to $5 billion each year.
10/17/2014 | Resources | National
OCTOBER 17, 2014 (VANCOUVER) – Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness told the delegates at Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC’s) National Earthquake Symposium that he is committed to partnering with the insurance industry.
10/14/2014 | Resources | National
OCTOBER 14, 2014 (VANCOUVER) –IBC's earthquake symposium – Preparing Canada for an Earthquake: A National Conversation – beginning tonight in Vancouver, BC, will bring together experts to discuss strengthening Canada’s resilience to earthquake risk.
10/14/2014 | Resources | National
OCTOBER 14, 2014 (VANCOUVER) – The results of a recent poll to understand consumer attitudes toward earthquake risk show there is a need to both strengthen and raise awareness of the risks.
9/2/2014 | Resources | National
September 2, 2014 (Toronto) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the preliminary estimate for insured damage caused by heavy rains and flooding in the Burlington, Ontario...
8/5/2014 | Resources | National
In response to flash flooding in Burlington, Ontario, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reminds residents to contact their insurance representative.
7/15/2014 | Resources | National
July 15, 2014 (Toronto) – After a recent police raid, Insurance Bureau of Canada’s (IBC’s) cargo theft reporting program helped police to identify the owners of approximately $1.4 million in stolen property.
3/4/2014 | Resources | National
March 4, 2014 (Toronto) – Swoop and squat. Drive down. Imaginary accidents. These are just some of the car insurance scams that criminals commit to rip off insurers and honest Canadians.
2/27/2014 | Resources | National
FEBRUARY 27, 2014 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) urges residents of Greenstone, located northeast of Thunder Bay, Ontario, to take steps to prevent their pipes from freezing...