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Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-362-2031 ext. 4312
Email: vbarrasa@ibc.ca

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Media Relations
(French and English language, Quebec region only)
Office: 514-288-1563, ext. 2229
Email: amorin@bac-quebec.qc.ca


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Director, Media Relations
Office: 416-362-2031 ext. 4387
Cell: 416-841-5669
Email: skee@ibc.ca

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 Media Releases







6/1/2016 | Resources | National
June 1, 2016 (EDMONTON) – Thousands of Fort McMurray residents are returning to their homes following the evacuations because of the wildfire. This will be a difficult and trying time for many residents.
5/31/2016 | Resources | National
May 31, 2016 (TORONTO) – Today, Julie Gelfand, the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, tabled three reports in the House of Commons that highlight the need to prepare communities across Canada for the effects of severe weather.
5/30/2016 | Resources | National
​MAY 30, 2016 (EDMONTON) – There are many questions consumers have about the re-entry to Fort McMurray following the evacuation because of the devastating northern Alberta wildfires. We want to provide answers to those returning to the community.
5/26/2016 | Resources | National
​May 18, 2016 (OTTAWA) – Today at an Economic Club of Canada event, Don Forgeron, President and CEO of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), outlined the significant costs of climate change to Canadians.
5/18/2016 | Resources | National
​MAY 18, 2016 (EDMONTON) – The devastating northern Alberta wildfires are raising many questions about home, auto and business insurance.
5/4/2016 | Resources | National
May 4, 2016 (EDMONTON) – As tens of thousands of residents are evacuated from their homes in Fort McMurray and the surrounding area.
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APRIL 7, 2016 (EDMONTON) – With April we can expect warmer weather and rain, and while both gets rid of the snow and greens the grass, it can be damaging to a home.
3/30/2016 | Resources | National
​MARCH 30, 2016 (TORONTO) – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today announced the transfer of intellectual property rights for its municipal risk assessment tool (MRAT) to Tesera Systems Inc. (Tesera).
3/23/2016 | Resources | National
​March 22, 2016 (TORONTO) - Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Liberal Government on its first budget and applauds its commitment to addressing climate change.
3/17/2016 | Resources | National
​March 16, 2016- TORONTO- This Fraud Awareness Month, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) offers its Top 10 tips to protect against cyber fraud and online identity theft.