Insurance Bureau of Canada Insurance Bureau of Canada is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, car and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. The P&C insurance industry employs over 114,000 Canadians, pays more than $7 billion in taxes to the federal, provincial and municipal governments, and has a total premium base of $40 billion.

Locations:
Toronto, Ontario | http://www.ibc.ca
Industries:
Education|Insurance|Automotive
Contact Information:
Steve Kee 
Director, Media Relations
Tel: 416.362.2031 x4387
skee@ibc.ca

Latest

Mar 21, 2019, 11:00 ET Same Auto Insurance, Higher Price: BC Drivers Pay Much More than Alberta Drivers

VANCOUVER, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On April 1, British Columbia (BC) and Alberta will have substantially similar auto insurance systems. The key difference will be who sells auto insurance in each...


Mar 20, 2019, 17:35 ET IBC Congratulates Federal Government on Budget 2019

OTTAWA, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the federal government on the 2019 budget announcement that dedicates funding to help protect Canadians and their...


Mar 05, 2019, 08:00 ET Winter Storm Causes over $39 Million in Insured Damage in Eastern Canada

HALIFAX, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - A winter storm from January 23 to 25 that caused significant snowfall, freezing rain, rain and strong winds in eastern Canada has caused over $39 million in insured...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:30 ET Insurance crime: Fraud costs more than you think

TORONTO, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Insurance crime costs us all, and there's no better time to learn about the risks it poses than during Fraud Prevention Month. This month, Insurance Bureau of Canada...


Feb 06, 2019, 16:37 ET Media Availability: Insurance Bureau of Canada President & CEO

HALIFAX, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President...


Feb 05, 2019, 11:19 ET Media Availability: Insurance Bureau of Canada President & CEO

HALIFAX, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is hosting a luncheon for the home, car and business insurance industry on February 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Don Forgeron, President...


Feb 04, 2019, 11:55 ET BC Drivers Eager for More Choice in Auto Insurance

VANCOUVER, Feb. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - In light of the recent challenges in British Columbia's (BC's) Crown auto insurance system, the province's drivers have a clear message: They want more choice....


Jan 31, 2019, 17:11 ET PUB's Auto Insurance Report Points to the Need for Change

ST. JOHN'S, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) released its report on auto insurance. It summarizes the public hearings...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:17 ET Severe Weather Causes $1.9 Billion in Insured Damage in 2018

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial costs of climate change to insurers and taxpayers. In 2018, insured damage for severe weather events...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:49 ET BC Storms Cause $37 Million in Insured Damage

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The cost of insured losses due to extreme weather in British Columbia (BC) and across the country continues to rise. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reports that the ...


Jan 02, 2019, 12:50 ET New Year's Resolution - Be a Safe Driving Advocate in 2019

TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - It is back to work for many people today and while many of us have made resolutions for the New Year, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) encourages everyone to put safety...


Dec 14, 2018, 17:10 ET Another Rate Increase for BC Drivers

VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced a 6.3 % rate increase in auto insurance premiums for drivers in British Columbia (BC). "Today's...


Dec 11, 2018, 06:00 ET Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement: Gone in 60 seconds - An Alberta Perspective

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada's most frequently stolen vehicles. As thefts in Alberta continue to rise, IBC's Vice-President,...


Dec 11, 2018, 06:00 ET Gone in 60 seconds: Canada's Top 10 Stolen Vehicles

IBC offers new insights into why these vehicles are targeted and where they're going TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada's most...


Dec 10, 2018, 09:30 ET Gone in 60 seconds … or less!

IBC to announce Top 10 Stolen Vehicles list tomorrow TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - For more than a decade, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has published an annual list of Canada's most frequently...


Nov 30, 2018, 18:37 ET 7.0 Earthquake in Southern Alaska Caused Extensive Damage

VANCOUVER, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Earlier today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred south of Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage and a brief tsunami warning. This event should serve as an...


Nov 30, 2018, 09:46 ET Insurance Bureau of Canada Supports Ontario Government's Environment Plan

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Government of Ontario launched Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. Insurance Bureau of...


Nov 23, 2018, 18:49 ET Further reason for competition in the BC auto insurance market

VANCOUVER, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the British Columbia (BC) government announced that Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has posted a net loss of $582 million for first six months...


Nov 20, 2018, 13:18 ET Private Insurers Ready to Bring Ride-Sharing Insurance to BC

VANCOUVER, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The provincial government introduced legislation that allows ride-sharing companies to enter the British Columbia (BC) market. At the same time, the Insurance...


Nov 19, 2018, 15:00 ET BC Drivers Deserve Better Options for Auto Insurance

VANCOUVER, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Don Forgeron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), spoke at a Greater Vancouver Board of Trade event about the importance ...


Nov 15, 2018, 18:42 ET IBC Supports Ontario Government's Review of Auto Insurance Rate Regulation

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - In today's Fall Economic Statement, the Ontario government committed to cut red tape in the auto insurance system to benefit consumers. "We congratulate the government...


Nov 15, 2018, 15:45 ET Severe windstorm leaves thousands without power in Newfoundland and Labrador: IBC provides tips to homeowners

ST. JOHN'S, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Heavy winds in the Atlantic provinces over the last 48 hours left thousands of households without power. This outage comes on the heels of another large power outage ...


Nov 06, 2018, 06:00 ET Windstorm in Atlantic provinces leaves thousands without power

HALIFAX, Nov. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Heavy rain and wind in the Atlantic provinces this weekend left thousands of households without power, mostly in New Brunswick. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is...


Oct 24, 2018, 13:42 ET IBC congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance on its interim report

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance (Expert Panel) on releasing its milestone report exploring the challenging,...


Oct 23, 2018, 09:21 ET Insurance Bureau of Canada teams up with Ottawa Symphony Orchestra to honour tornado first responders

OTTAWA, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to support the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra's (OSO's) upcoming 3D StringTheory Experience in Jean Pigott Hall at Ottawa City...