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.Insurers Urge Albertans to Prepare for the 2021 Hail Season4/27/2021 | Resources | ab sk mbApril 27, 2021 (EDMONTON) – June to September is hail season in Alberta. Homes are being damaged more frequently not only by hail, but also by heavy rainfall and strong windsInsurance Bureau of Canada Responds to 2021 Federal Budget4/19/2021 | Resources | NationalApril 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. Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement following Conservative Party's climate plan4/15/2021 | Resources | NationalApril 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.” Vigilance is key in fighting insurance fraud - IBC provides tips for consumers this Fraud Prevention Month3/1/2021 | Resources | NationalMarch 1, 2021 (Toronto) – It's Fraud Prevention Month, and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is asking Canadians to protect themselves from insurance fraud. Western Canada Winter Storms Cause $134 Million in Insured Damage2/19/2021 | Resources | bc ab skFebruary 19, 2021 (EDMONTON) – Two January winter storms in Western Canada caused over $134 million in insured damage, based on surveys from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Severe Weather Caused $2.4 Billion in Insured Damage in 20201/18/2021 | Resources | NationalJanuary 18, 2021 (TORONTO) – Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of a changing climate to insurers and taxpayers.Canadian cars at risk by air, land and sea - Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Annual Top 10 List Shows New Trends12/2/2020 | Resources | NationalDecember 2, 2020 (TORONTO) – Electronic theft from your own driveway, high-end vehicles stolen for shipment overseas, and the growing trend of street racing...Insurers Partner With Federal And Provincial Governments To Ensure All Canadians Are Protected From Flooding11/23/2020 | Resources | NationalNovember 23, 2020 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the creation of the Task Force on High Risk Residential Flood Insurance and Strategic Relocation. Insurers stepping up to help small businesses in Ontario10/29/2020 | Resources | NationalTo help struggling small businesses in Ontario secure insurance amidst the economic challenges the COVD-19 pandemic has created, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is announcing the launch of a new Business Insurance Action Team (BIAT)Prepare for Flood Season4/13/2020 | Resources | NationalApril 13, 2020 (TORONTO) – With warmer weather arriving, snowmelt coupled with spring storms once again increase the risk of spring flooding across Canada.20150 Previous 123456 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.