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

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Oct 03, 2018, 08:00 ET 8 in 10 Canadians Concerned About Impaired Driving With Cannabis Legalization: IBC Calls for Strict Penalties and Increased Consumer Education

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - With the upcoming legalization of cannabis, the majority of Canadians are concerned about cannabis-impaired drivers on the road. A recent poll conducted by Leger on...


Oct 02, 2018, 11:10 ET "Don't be left out" - The Great BC Shakeout is coming October 18

New videos will help promote the event VANCOUVER, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - BC's largest earthquake preparedness drill, the Great BC Shakeout, is just around the corner. To raise awareness of the event,...


Sep 22, 2018, 18:53 ET Ontario & Quebec Windstorm & Tornado: Advice and information from Insurance Bureau of Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - In the aftermath of the windstorm and tornado in the Ottawa-Gatineau area on September 21, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reaching out with tips and advice for...


Sep 20, 2018, 17:00 ET Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates Albertans on the risk of flood; IBC and MLA Laila Goodridge make donation to the Justin Slade

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to bring Flood Factor, an important consumer education initiative to raise Canadians' level of awareness of flood...


Sep 18, 2018, 07:00 ET Urgent action needed to curb possible debilitating loss of natural infrastructure assets in Canada: IBC/Intact Centre/IISD Report

Natural infrastructure is fundamentally important to limiting the financial impact of climate change in coastal and inland environments HALIFAX, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - A new Insurance Bureau of...


Sep 13, 2018, 15:35 ET Cost of Severe Weather Across Canada Reaches $1.4 billion in Insured Damage

July Prairie Storm Adds $40 million to Total Cost EDMONTON, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Summer storms across the Prairies continue to demonstrate the financial costs to consumers and tax payers. The July...


Sep 07, 2018, 13:20 ET Toronto Flood Causes over $80 Million in Insured Damage

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - A month ago today, a thunderstorm produced 72 mm of rain over Toronto, with 51 mm falling in just one hour. The rainfall caused extensive flooding across western and...


Sep 05, 2018, 13:19 ET Storms Hitting Prairie Provinces Hard: $200 Million in Insured Damage This Year

EDMONTON, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Summer storms across the Prairies have caused more than $200 million in insured damage so far in 2018, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Since...


Sep 04, 2018, 09:09 ET Auto Insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador: Working toward a solution for all drivers

ST. JOHN'S, Sept. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - This week, the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) resumes hearings in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), as requested by the NL government....


Aug 16, 2018, 13:37 ET The Insurance Bureau of Canada welcomes the report of the Working group on the sharing economy

MONTREAL, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomes the recommendations in the report filed in June by the Groupe de travail sur l'économie collaborative (Working...


Aug 09, 2018, 18:33 ET ICBC takes a page from private insurers' playbook

VANCOUVER, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) announced changes to its premium structure, to make it fairer for drivers in the province. These changes,...


Aug 09, 2018, 15:39 ET Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates British Columbians on the risk of flood; IBC and the Honourable Mike Farnworth make donation to

COQUITLAM, BC, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to bring Flood Factor, an important consumer education initiative to raise Canadians' level of awareness of flood risk,...


Aug 09, 2018, 09:43 ET Insurance advice and information following severe wind and thunderstorms in New Brunswick

HALIFAX, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The recent heat wave combined with this week's high humidity triggered a series of severe thunderstorms throughout parts of New Brunswick yesterday. In addition to the...


Aug 08, 2018, 14:25 ET Toronto Flooding: Insurance advice for dealing with water damage

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Last night a storm cell over the Toronto area brought heavy rain showers that drenched the city. According to The Weather Network's radar estimates, some spots received...


Aug 03, 2018, 14:48 ET Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates Albertans on the risk of flood; IBC and the Honourable Joe Ceci make donation to the Inglewood

INGLEWOOD, AB, Aug. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to bring Flood Factor, an important consumer education initiative to raise Canadians' level of awareness of flood risk,...


Jul 26, 2018, 10:30 ET Top SHAD high school students take up Astronaut's challenge to help Canadians become more resilient in natural disasters

Original ideas include a squadron of rapid evacuation drones WATERLOO, ON, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - 1,000 of the top high school students in the country came up with some original ideas to answer a...


Jul 20, 2018, 16:14 ET Media Advisory - Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates British Columbians on the risk of flood; IBC and the Honourable Ben Stewart make

KELOWNA, BC, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is proud to bring Flood Factor, an important consumer education initiative to raise Canadians' level of awareness of flood risk, to ...


Jul 20, 2018, 09:00 ET June severe storm caused more than $90 million in insured damage across Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Weather-related insured damages in region total over a third of a billion dollars in past year EDMONTON, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reporting that a mid-June storm...


Jul 19, 2018, 18:49 ET Private Insurers Ready to Bring Ride-Sharing Insurance to BC

VANCOUVER, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Vancouver is the largest region in North America without ride-sharing services. And with the Hara Associates report, Modernizing Taxi Regulation, released...


Jul 18, 2018, 13:00 ET BC drivers pay the highest auto insurance premiums in Canada

VANCOUVER, July 18, 2018 /CNW/ - British Columbia (BC) drivers continue to pay the highest auto insurance premiums in the country, according to the latest figures released by the General Insurance...


Jul 11, 2018, 08:30 ET IBC a proud supporter of new Toronto Home Resilience Pilot Program

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is joining forces with the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo, and the City of Toronto,...


Jul 10, 2018, 13:30 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - IBC a proud supporter of new Toronto Home Resilience Pilot Program

TORONTO, July 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo (Intact Centre), and the City of Toronto invite you to be part...


Jul 09, 2018, 10:27 ET PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - IBC a proud supporter of new Toronto Home Resilience Pilot Program

TORONTO, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo (Intact Centre), and the City of Toronto invite you to be part of ...


Jul 04, 2018, 19:30 ET Astronaut announces theme for SHAD summer program from the International Space Station

WATERLOO, ON, July 4, 2018 /CNW/ - NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel surprised the 1,000 high school students attending the SHAD program at university campuses from coast by coast by...


Jun 01, 2018, 07:30 ET May windstorm largest insured event in Ontario in 5 years

TORONTO, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The saying is "April showers bring May flowers," but in Ontario, the last few months brought a series of severe, and unique, weather events. Insured damage from an...