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Oct 17, 2014, 11:21 ET

Earthquake Symposium attendees show support for collaborative solutions

VANCOUVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - This week, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Steven Blaney, told the 150 delegates at...

Feb 13, 2014, 17:29 ET

IBC Supportive of Federal Government's Building Canada Fund

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - "Today's announcement of the $14 billion Building Canada Fund is another positive step taken by the federal...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:37 ET

IBC Encouraged by Federal Government's Ongoing Commitment on Disaster Adaptation/Mitigation

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada is very pleased by the commitment from the Federal Government to look further at one of...

Jan 20, 2014, 09:39 ET

Canada inundated by severe weather in 2013: Insurance companies pay out record-breaking $3.2 billion to policyholders

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The December 2013 ice storm in southern Ontario and eastern Canada resulted in $200 million in insured losses and...

Nov 21, 2013, 13:00 ET

IBC announces launch of three-city pilot project to help Canadian communities adapt to weather extremes and fight urban flooding

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - "Municipalities and insurers, working together, are leading the fight to adapt to the new weather extremes and...

Oct 29, 2013, 12:06 ET

Canada not prepared for a major earthquake, new study warns

Insurance industry advances a national strategy on earthquake response  OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - A new scientific study on the impact...

Aug 06, 2013, 09:43 ET

IBC launches VIN Verify Service to identify flood-damaged vehicles

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - To protect consumers, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and its member insurance companies have compiled a database...

May 31, 2013, 08:30 ET

New study reveals majority of Canadians not prepared for effects of severe weather

VANCOUVER, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - A new national poll conducted by Pollara provides interesting insights into the attitudes of Canadians when it...

Apr 08, 2013, 14:33 ET

IBC Welcomes Financial Literacy Law

OTTAWA, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today congratulated the federal government for the passing of Bill C-28, the...

Mar 22, 2013, 09:00 ET

Insurance Bureau of Canada's Municipal Risk Assessment Tool honoured for innovation by Water Canada Magazine

TORONTO, March 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has been cited by Water Canada magazine for the innovative development of its...

Mar 21, 2013, 19:38 ET

IBC Supports Federal Government's Funding for Infrastructure

TORONTO, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) applauds the Federal Government on its long-term commitment to infrastructure...

Jun 04, 2012, 11:00 ET

Insurance Bureau of Canada releases new research report

"Telling the Weather Story" -- Climate is changing and decisions need to be made…now TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - What will Canada's...

Mar 23, 2011, 10:00 ET

They cheat, you pay - Insurance fraud on the rise in Ontario

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Sep 14, 2010, 10:00 ET

Your college and university kids are back at school; do they have adequate insurance coverage?

TORONTO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web...