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​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.


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

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10/1/2019 | Resources | National
October 1, 2019 (Ottawa) – A new study released today highlights the potential to improve the accuracy of flood hazard maps by incorporating richer data.
9/26/2019 | Resources | National
September 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation
9/25/2019 | Resources | National
September 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – October is both Cyber Awareness and Small Business Month and Insurance Bureau of Canada has completed new polling on these topics.
9/10/2019 | Resources | National
Insurance Bureau of Canada congratulates the Global Commission on Adaptation on its flagship report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, which is a clear call to action to all nations to adapt now, boldly and fairly.
6/25/2019 | Resources | National
June 25, 2019 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected Silvy Wright to serve as Chair of the Board.
6/18/2019 | Resources | National
June 18, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) publicly released a paper, Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest-risk Residential Properties.
6/14/2019 | Resources | National
June 14, 2019 (OTTAWA) – As Canadians from coast to coast have recently witnessed, climate change is already costing us, from wildfires and more intense windstorms, to more frequent and widespread flooding. We are not alone.
5/6/2019 | Resources | National
May 6, 2019 (TORONTO) – Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of spring flooding.
4/2/2019 | Resources | National
April 2, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Government of Canada released Canada’s Changing Climate Report. This first report, part of the government’s Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, provides...
3/27/2019 | Resources | National
March 26, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government, along with the City of Toronto, Regional Municipality of York, Corporation of the City of Markham and the City of Vaughan...
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