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February 13, 2019

Insurance claim costs are rising because severe weather is making flooding worse

Financial Post Craig Stewart Opinion: IBC fully stands by our insured loss numbers and their attribution to escalating severe weather events driven by climate change. Claim costs […]
February 6, 2019

Slip-and-slide car accidents: When to tell your insurance and how to negotiate

By Erica Alini | Global News It’s slip-and-slide season in Canada. Much of the country is covered in ice and snow and facing negative double-digit temperatures — it’s the […]
January 29, 2019

#DriveSmartBC – The Lowly Licence Plate

Cst. Tim Schewe (Ret.) | Jan 29, 2019 The licence plate has one purpose: to quickly and easily identify the vehicle that it is attached to. This is […]
January 24, 2019

5 Hyundai, Kia models have high fire insurance claim rates

The Associated Press | By Tom Krisher January 22, 2019 DETROIT — An insurance study shows that owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file […]
January 21, 2019

Study finds more than half of food produced in Canada wasted

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth […]
January 14, 2019

Ontario wants to hear from consumers about how to lower auto rates

The Ontario government is inviting drivers and consumers to share their views on how to lower the province’s auto insurance rates, part of a broader initiative […]
January 7, 2019

Canada’s first medical Cannabis Coverage plan and savings calculator launched

BuyWell.com, the first fully integrated Health and Wellness Marketplace in Canada, has introduced BuyWell Care. The new program is the country’s first guaranteed issue Medical Cannabis […]
January 3, 2019

New Year’s Resolution – Be a Safe Driving Advocate in 2019

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 […]
December 19, 2018

Nine Insurance Scams from 2018

Source: The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud While much of insurance fraud goes unreported, at least $80 billion in fraudulent claims are made annually in the U.S. […]
December 17, 2018

Gone in 60 seconds: Canada’s Top 10 Stolen Vehicles for 2018

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada’s most frequently stolen vehicles, which is compiled using data from its members across the […]
December 12, 2018

Have water damage in your home?

Desjardins Group Latest Desjardins survey reveals 1 in 4 Canadians have experienced water damage to their home but only half know what’s covered by their insurance […]
December 10, 2018

Time to increase auto liability coverage: Lawyer

by Greg Meckbach Ontario’s new government should require motorists to buy more liability coverage than is currently mandatory, a lawyer who represents claimants says. “I think […]