/R E P E A T -- IBC launches Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour in Ontario/

Hamilton's Lime Ridge Mall hosts first installment of consumer tour

TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to launch its Time to Talk: Auto Insurance consumer tour in Hamilton, featuring interactive displays and on-site advice to help Ontarians better understand their auto insurance policies. 

"Auto insurance is mandatory for all drivers in Ontario. That is why it is important for everyone to understand their policies, to know what is covered, and to know the issues that could affect their rates," said Kim Donaldson, Vice-President, Ontario, IBC. "The Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour will give Ontarians the opportunity to learn more about their policies and what they can do to best manage their premiums."  

Hamilton's CF Lime Ridge shopping centre is the tour's first stop:

IBC's Time to Talk: Auto Insurance Tour - Hamilton
Friday, May 19, 2017; Saturday, May 20, 2017; and Sunday, May 21, 2017
10:00am9:00pm EDT (Fri); 9:30am7:00pm EDT (Sat) and 11:00am6:00pm EDT (Sun)
CF Lime Ridge Shopping Centre
999 Upper Wentworth Street, Hamilton, Ontario

"Throughout the summer, the Time to Talk: Auto Insurance tour will make its way across communities in Ontario, visiting malls and festivals to reach consumers from all walks of life," added Donaldson. "Consumers can visit IBC.ca for the latest information on tour dates and locations as it becomes available."

About Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.

P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 120,000 Canadians, pays $9 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $49 billion.  

For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow IBC on Twitter @InsuranceBureau and @IBC_Ontario or like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.

If you require more information, IBC spokespeople are available to discuss the details in this media release.

SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada

For further information: To schedule an interview, please contact: Andrew McGrath, Manager, Media Relations, 416-362-2031 ext. 4312, amcgrath@ibc.ca


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