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:Brett WeltmanManager, Media RelationsEmail: email@example.com Anne MorinMedia Relations (French and English language, Quebec region only)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.IBC welcomes its new President & CEO, Celyeste Power1/31/2023 | Resources | NationalJanuary 31, 2023 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to welcome Celyeste Power as its new President and CEO. Power's appointment was announced in November of 2022, and her tenure officially began on January 1.Severe Weather in 2022 Caused $3.1 Billion in Insured Damage – making it the 3rd Worst Year for Insured Damage in Canadian History1/18/2023 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2023 (TORONTO) – Nationally, insured damage for severe weather events reached $3.1 billion last year, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Insurance Bureau of Canada statement: Government of Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy11/24/2022 | Resources | NationalNovember 24, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released its first-ever National Adaptation Strategy entitled, "Canada's National Adaptation Strategy: Building Resilient Communities and a Strong Economy."New data shows 85% of Canadians want action on climate adaptation11/15/2022 | Resources | ab mb nb nl ns nt nu on pe qc sk ytNovember 15, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Canadians support climate adaptation and want to see action from governments to protect them from the natural disasters they are already experiencing, according to a poll commissioned by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).Celyeste Power Appointed IBC’s President & CEO11/10/2022 | Resources | NationalNovember 10, 2022 (TORONTO) – After an extensive search, the Board of Directors of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has appointed Celyeste Power as President and CEO of IBC effective January 1, 2023.Businesses need to do more to stay cyber safe11/1/2022 | Resources | NationalNovember 1, 2022 (TORONTO) – Cyber Awareness Month may be over, but the need for vigilance to guard against cyber attacks is greater than ever. New housing supply-chain report recommends transparent, plain-language risk disclosure via a climate score, to combat natural disaster losses in Canada10/25/2022 | Resources | NationalOctober 25, 2022 (TORONTO) – New research by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) finds that the disclosure of natural hazard and climate risk is urgently needed in the Canadian housing market...Only 34% of small and medium-sized business employees report receiving mandatory cyber security awareness training9/22/2022 | Resources | NationalSeptember 22, 2022 (TORONTO) – New Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) research has found that small and medium-sized Canadian businesses have been slow to adapt to increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Summer storms across Western Canada result in over $300 million in insured damage9/20/2022 | Resources | bc mb sk abSeptember 20, 2022 (EDMONTON) – Storms that hit Western Canada this summer are expected to result in over $300 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).Canada One Step Closer to National Flood Insurance Program8/30/2022 | Resources | NationalAugust 30, 2022 (TORONTO) - New report highlights important opportunity to protect Canadians in high-risk flood areas through public-private partnership21150 1234 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.