A Primer on Severe Weather and Overland Flood Insurance in Canada

Every day in every community, Canadians face risk of harm from climate change. Every uptick in insurance claims costs or government disaster assistance payouts represents hundreds or thousands of lives disrupted, precious possessions lost and human suffering. Insurers see themselves as partners with governments and individual Canadians in a whole-of-society approach to managing risk, including those risks brought on by our changing climate. We all have a role to play in ensuring that everyone is prepared and protected.

Scientific Data and Insurance Data Tell Us the Weather is Changing – A primer on severe weather and overland flood insurance in Canada.