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July 15, 2016 Les dommages causés par les vents violents sont couverts Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) désire informer les citoyens des régions touchées par les vents violents hier et cette nuit, que la majorité des contrats d’assurance habitation et automobile couvrent les dommages matériels occasionnés par ce type de catastrophe. 
June 21, 2016 Auto insurance: a necessary evil for many Quebecers Test While there are more than 5 million vehicles on the roads in Quebec, a new survey indicates many Quebecers still do not understand how their auto insurance works. 
May 31, 2016 Using one's car to make ends meet …. Take care! Test Using one’s own car to make ends meet is a tempting concept, but one that could prove very costly for those who have not talked to their insurer first. 
May 02, 2016 Prepared for a natural disaster? Test As part of the Emergency Preparedness Week, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) would like to remind everyone how important it is to be prepared for all kinds of natural disasters. 
April 07, 2016 Infrastructure renewal: Insurance Bureau of Canada welcomes the City of Montreal’s investment Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) welcomed the announcement made by the City of Montreal regarding repairs to its underground infrastructure and improvements to water and road infrastructure. 
December 14, 2015 Les collisions augmentent de 30 % en hiver sur les routes du Québec (French only) Test Les conditions hivernales rendent nos routes plus dangereuses et le nombre de collisions augmente au cours de cette période. Les dernières statistiques du Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) indiquent qu’en moyenne, près de 30 % d’accidents supplémentaires sont répertoriés l’hiver. 
November 19, 2015 By-law concerning solid-fuel-burning devices and fireplaces Test Burning wood is an important source of polluting fine particle emissions in Montréal, just behind transportation. It is one of the main causes of wintertime smog. 
October 06, 2015 Automobile accidents: young men reverse the trend Test Montreal, October 6, 2015 – While they are still among the drivers most likely to have a car accident, young men between the ages of 16 to 24 are also the ones whose claims experience has improved significantly over the past 10 years. 
September 08, 2015 Are you protected you against damage caused by strong winds? Test What should you do if violent winds rip some of the shingles off your home or deposit your garden furniture onto your neighbour’s lawn? 
July 31, 2015 Do you have to add your new co-tenant to your insurance policy? Test Is your spouse moving in with you or are you living with a friend? It's important to review your home insurance policy and to list the names of all co-tenants on the insurance policy so that everyone can take advantage of the coverage. 
June 29, 2015 Are you moving? Are you insured? Test – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is reminding all those who thought they’d finished with such humdrum tasks as packing up boxes and cleaning out the fridge, that they still need to call their insurer. A must-do for a hassle-free move! 
June 19, 2015 Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada salue le lancement d’un nouveau site web sur la copropriété Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) accueille avec enthousiasme le nouveau site web sur la copropriété mis sur pied par la Chambre des notaires, en collaboration avec le ministère de la Justice. 
June 08, 2015 F1 Grand Prix, FIFA, and the upcoming tourist season: all good reasons to rent out one’s home… Test F1 Grand Prix, FIFA, and the upcoming tourist season: all good reasons to rent out one’s home… but be careful, there are risks! 
May 08, 2015 Two condo market issues: lack of maintenance and quality of construction Test With the condo inventory aging and water damage up sharply in recent years, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging condo owners to remain actively invested in the life of their building and make sure it’s regularly maintained. 
April 10, 2015 Spring thaw: preventing water damage Test It’s hardly a secret: water damage is the leading cause of home insurance claims. For every dollar in claims paid out by insurers, 50 cents is for water-related damage. And the spring thaw already underway could well increase the number of claims unless steps are taken now. 
March 30, 2015 Demystifying Auto Claims Settlement Test Complicated to settle an auto insurance claim? Not that much! Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) just unveiled a new online tool that explains to drivers who've had an accident or had their car stolen, or suffered any other loss, what they need to know, step by step. 
February 13, 2015 Vous offrez des services de transport rémunéré avec uberX? Êtes-vous bien assuré? Test Dans la foulée du lancement du service uberX dans la région de Québec, l’Autorité des marchés financiers souhaite rappeler divers conseils en matière d’assurance automobile aux Québécois qui souhaiteraient offrir des services de transport rémunéré avec leur véhicule personnel. 
February 09, 2015 Legal expense insurance or legal assistance? Test While legal assistance only covers information provided by phone, legal expense insurance lets you hire a lawyer to advise you, take legal action and represent you in court, if necessary. Make sure you have the right product! 
January 22, 2015 Conduite hivernale : 8 règles à suivre Test En adoptant ces règles de sécurité en hiver, on peut prévenir des accidents automobiles et garder sa prime d’assurance auto à un coût raisonnable. 
January 16, 2015 Coût de ton assurance auto : comparaison selon les régions Test Dans les grandes villes, où la densité de la circulation est plus importante, on est plus à risque d’avoir un accrochage. De même, assurer son auto contre le vol coûte plus cher si on vit dans une région qui affiche un taux élevé de vol. 
January 08, 2015 Un accrochage : qu’est-ce que je fais? Test Le nouvel article de la campagne d’éducation « En voiture, j’assure » répond à cette question. 
December 19, 2014 Risque de collision vs coût de l’assurance : 8 modèles sous la loupe Test La marque et le modèle d’un véhicule constituent en soi un critère de tarification utilisé par la majorité des assureurs automobiles. Quand on veut économiser sur son assurance auto, mieux vaut y penser dès l’étape du magasinage! 
December 18, 2014 Auto insurance tax to increase on January 1, 2015 Test As announced by the Minister of Finance in his update of Quebec’s economic and financial situation on December 2, 2014, the 5% tax on auto insurance premiums will go up to 9% on January 1, 2015. IBC explains the impact on consumers. 
December 12, 2014 Responsable ou pas : qui décide? Test Accident d'auto: selon si vous êtes responsable ou pas, est-ce ça change l'indemnisation reçue? Et qui détermine la responsabilité lors d'un accident? 
December 09, 2014 L’hiver débarque en force sur le Québec Test Cocktail météo complexe : quelques tuyaux du BAC pour éviter les pépins. 
December 08, 2014 Le vocabulaire de l'assurance Test Le monde de l’assurance n’est pas toujours simple. En plus, les termes utilisés ont souvent un double sens, ce qui n’aide en rien à la compréhension! Voici des capsules linguistiques pour éviter toute confusion. 
December 03, 2014 IBC’s Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles in Quebec Test Nine out of 10 vehicles stolen are trucks or SUVs. 
November 27, 2014 9 mythes à propos de l’assurance auto Test Certains faits sur les protections d’assurance auto tiennent parfois plus de la légende urbaine que de la réalité. Pour séparer le vrai du faux, voici les 9 mythes les plus répandus au sujet des protections d’assurance auto. 
November 20, 2014 Lancement d’une campagne d'information à l’intention des jeunes conducteurs Test Nouvelle campagne d'éducation qui propose du contenu pour démystifier le monde de l’assurance et jeter un éclairage sur des sujets qui sont parfois mal connus. 
November 06, 2014 Chauffage d'appoint : pensez entretien! Test Les appareils de chauffage (portatifs ou fixes) et l'équipement connexe (foyers, cheminées, conduits) sont responsables de plusieurs tragédies. Les radiateurs fixes alimentés au gaz sont ceux qui causent le plus de décès lors d'incendies. 
October 16, 2014 Des milliers de Québécois se sont abaissés, abrités et agrippés lors de la Grande Secousse Test À 10 h 16 aujourd’hui, des milliers de Québécois ont participé à la toute première édition de la Grande Secousse du Québec, un exercice international de préparation aux tremblements de terre. 
September 09, 2014 La Grande Secousse prend de l’ampleur au Québec Test Un exercice international de simulation de tremblement de terre étend ses ramifications à tout le Québec 
August 11, 2014 Insuring your cottage: Which policy covers your personal property? Test Do you own a cottage or are you thinking of buying one? And you’re wondering how to insure your little piece of heaven. How you use your cottage will determine the type of insurance coverage available. 
May 15, 2014 Auto insurance in 2013: significant disparities Test The 2013 auto insurance stats recently published by Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) vary significantly depending on the region and the insured’s profile. 
May 14, 2014 Lancement de la campagne « Burine-le, déclare-le! » (in French only) Test Les membres du comité sur le vol de vélo à Montréal ont inauguré, aujourd’hui, la campagne 2014 « Burine-le, déclare-le! », visant à amener les cyclistes à poser des gestes concrets pour se prémunir contre le vol de vélo et en faciliter le recouvrement. 
May 05, 2014 IBC tips to protect Quebecer and their property when severe weather strikes Test As Civil Protection Week begins, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) offers suggestions for how Quebec residents can protect themselves, their homes and businesses from the effects of severe weather, which is on the rise across Canada. 
April 15, 2014 Home insurance: a loss doesn’t only happen to others Test This past February, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) mandated SOM to survey more than 600 insured homeowners in Quebec to evaluate their knowledge of home insurance and their perception about the risk of suffering a loss. 
February 04, 2014 Preventing Pothole Pitfalls: Safety Tips and Insurance Advice for Drivers Test Fluctuating temperatures this winter have put a lot of stress on roadways resulting in an early outbreak of potholes. Potholes can be dangerous for drivers and can cause serious damage to your vehicle. 
January 16, 2014 A new automobile insurance policy in Quebec - We’re all on the same page! Test Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) is pleased to announce that the new plain language automobile insurance policy will take effect March 1st. 
December 23, 2013 Coverage provided for damage caused by snow and freezing rain Test Your home insurance protects you against damage caused by snow and freezing rain, but not in all cases. It all depends on the coverage you chose when you purchased your home insurance policy. 
December 23, 2013 Tempête de verglas dans le sud du Québec (in French only) Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) tient à rassurer les résidents touchés par la tempête de verglas dans le sud du Québec que la plupart des dommages matériels sont couverts par les contrats d’assurance habitation. 
December 02, 2013 Maintenance tips for winterizing your home Test IBC offers maintenance tips to protect your homes over the winter season. 
November 21, 2013 IBC announces launch of three-city pilot project Test IBC announces launch of three-city pilot project to help Canadian communities adapt to weather extremes and fight urban flooding. 
November 06, 2013 Financial literacy includes insurance literacy Test Half of Canadians want to better understand home and car insurance and how it fits into their financial plans and almost 90% think children should learn about home and car insurance at school, according to a Pollara survey commissioned by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). 
October 29, 2013 Canada not prepared for a major earthquake, new study warns Test Insurance industry advances a national strategy on earthquake response. 
October 11, 2013 Stay warm... and safe! Test The infoinsurance website is offering you prevention tips about supplemental heating sources, chimneys and the use of solvents or propane. 
September 26, 2013 Today, at 10.36 a.m., IBC ENCOURAGES ALL QUEBECERS TO DROP, COVER AND HOLD ON! Test Today, at 10.36 a.m., Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) will take part in the GreatShakeOut in Charlevoix, an event promoting earthquake preparedness. As the event’s main partner, IBC is encouraging everyone to “Drop, Cover and Hold on!”, three steps that can save lives during a major earthquake. 
July 25, 2013 Vols de biens dans les véhicules : Le SPVM et le BAC appellent les automobilistes à la vigilance Test Le Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) et le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) joignent leurs efforts afin de sensibiliser les automobilistes aux vols de biens dans les véhicules. 
July 19, 2013 Vents violents et pluies diluviennes - Le BAC informe les assurés Test Le Bureau d'assurance du Canada (BAC) désire informer les résidents du Québec touchés par les vents violents et les pluies diluviennes qui auraient subi des dommages à leur habitation ou à leur véhicule de communiquer dans les plus brefs délais avec leur assureur. 
July 15, 2013 Train disaster in Lac-Mégantic: IBC returns to help victims Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) returned to Lac-Mégantic today to answer victims’ insurance questions, as well as give them information about the coverage under their home and auto insurance policies, and about the claims settlement process. 
July 08, 2013 Train crash in Lac-Mégantic - IBC deploys its Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion Test This afternoon, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) deployed its Community Assistance Mobile Pavilion (CAMP) to assist victims of the disaster in Lac-Mégantic and to inform them that most home and auto insurance policies cover material damage caused by this disaster. 
July 02, 2013 You’re planning a vacation by motorcycle? Test You've decided to go on an adventure with your motorcycle. The idea of hitting the open road sounds very attractive. Perhaps along the Gaspé peninsula or the U.S. West Coast. What about insurance? 
June 13, 2013 Cost of auto insurance in Quebec - Premium at a 10-year low Test For Quebec as a whole, the average premium (insurance for material damage only) paid by Quebec drivers was actually $532, the lowest premium in 10 years. 
June 03, 2013 Dommages causés par les orages violents au Québec : le BAC informe les assurés (English to come) Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) désire informer les Québécois résidents des régions balayées par des orages violents depuis vendredi soir que la majorité des contrats d’assurances habitation et automobile couvrent les dommages matériels occasionnés par ce type de catastrophe naturelle. 
May 30, 2013 IBC wants to reassure victims of pyrrhotite Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) would like to reassure victims of pyrrhotite in the Mauricie region that its member insurers undertake to guarantee them access to home insurance. 
May 14, 2013 Launch of an awareness campaign directed at young drivers Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) today launched “En voiture, j’assure!”, a far-reaching campaign to raise awareness among young drivers, based on the results of a SOM survey. 
May 06, 2013 The Great ShakeOut in Charlevoix: IBC will be there Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to support the Great ShakeOut, an event promoting earthquake preparedness, to which the citizens of Charlevoix will be invited this coming September 26. 
May 01, 2013 Bien verrouiller, c’est important! Test Bien verrouiller, c’est important! The Committee on Bicycle Theft in Montreal launches a prevention campaign. 
April 17, 2013 A first for the Fichier central des sinistres automobiles Test Consumers can now access their file on line! 
April 10, 2013 Vous déménagez? Vous rénovez votre maison? Voici quelques conseils du BAC sur l'assurance habitation Test Au retour du printemps, bien des Canadiens se mettent à la recherche d'un nouveau domicile ou envisagent des rénovations. Dans un cas comme dans l'autre, c'est le moment idéal pour examiner votre contrat d'assurance habitation. 
March 26, 2013 Renewing your insurance policies Test Don’t forget the policy renewal dates for your auto and home insurance! Make sure to write them down in your calendar so that you can contact your insurer to make sure you’ve always got the right coverage. 
February 15, 2013 Insuring your ATV Test Looking to buy a motocross bike, snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle (ATV)? Think insurance. It’s compulsory under the law! 
January 23, 2013 IBC’s Top 10 Winter Driving Survival Tips: Be Alert and Prepared for Winter Weather Test Driving can be daunting during the winter months. All the slippery roads, black ice, snow and slush can cause great frustration and anxiety for a driver. 
January 21, 2013 Damage caused by snow or freezing rain Test Mother Nature always has a few surprises in store for us no matter the season. Some winters, for example, she may decide to send us several centimeters of snow … or freezing rain. 
December 28, 2012 Weight of the snow Test As an owner, you're responsible for maintaining your home. Make sure that the snow or ice build-up doesn't present a risk to the home's occupants or to passers-by. 
December 13, 2012 Insurers will not penalize Operation Red Nose volunteers and clients Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) have invited their members to ‘pardon’ policyholders who are Operation Red Nose volunteers or clients if they have an accident during the Safe Ride Home service. 
December 10, 2012 IBC offers tips for keeping it safe this holiday season Test The holiday season is a special time of year to spend lots of time with loved ones. It is also a time that can give rise to many safety hazards as we participate in festive activities. IBC reminds you to review some important seasonal tips to enjoy the holidays safely. 
October 29, 2012 Arrival of Hurricane Sandy in Quebec: IBC Advice for Policyholders Test Insurance Bureau of Canada wishes to inform the population about the precautions to take for the arrival of hurricane Sandy. Strong winds and a lot of rain are forecast for certain regions. 
October 23, 2012 Bicycle theft: helpful tips Test Infoinsurance now offers you information and helpful prevention tips about bicycle theft, a recurring problem in larger cities. 
October 18, 2012 Cancelling your home insurance policy Test You’ve found a home insurer who’s offering a lower premium and want to cancel your policy with your current insurer? 
October 03, 2012 IBC joins the Comité sur le vol de vélo à Montréal Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is pleased to announce that it is a member of the Committee on Bicycle Theft in Montreal, which was set up by Marc-André Gadoury, a Montreal city councillor, to deal with the rise in bicycle theft. 
September 26, 2012 State of Quebec’s municipal infrastructure: IBC supports the Union des municipalités Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) yesterday took note of the results of the study commissioned by the Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) from Deloitte and E&B Data, which looked into the state of Quebec’s municipal infrastructure. 
September 21, 2012 Tenants: why should you get insurance? Test You’re not legally required to have home insurance. A quarter of all tenants in Quebec are not insured. 
September 12, 2012 IBC not surprised by FCM’s findings Test It was with great interest that Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) read the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card released yesterday by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM 
August 21, 2012 Is your child going to study in another city? Test Your dependent child will be living in another city to continue their full-time studies? Did you know that he or she is still covered under your home insurance policy? 
August 10, 2012 Water damage: are you covered? Test Your insurance protects you against water damage, but not in all cases. It all depends on the coverage you chose when you purchased your policy (endorsements added) and the cause of the disaster. 
July 31, 2012 Auto theft down significantly in Quebec Test Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) today released its 2011 Automobile Statistical Plan results on its new web site. Of note, auto theft continues to drop in Quebec and our auto insurance premium is still the lowest in the country. 
July 27, 2012 Your renovating your home? Test You’re ready to renovate. Redoing the kitchen? Replacing your doors and windows? Refinishing the basement? Or perhaps just adding a gas or wood burning stove? Whatever improvements you make to your home, let your insurer know. 
July 09, 2012 Torrential rains in May: Over $200 million in damage Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) estimates that the torrential rains and violent winds, which hit Quebec and Ontario at the end of May, caused over $200 million in damage. 
June 12, 2012 L’incendie et l’assurance habitation : Présence du BAC au forum en sécurité incendie (French only) Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) est invité à participer aujourd’hui, à Québec, au Forum en sécurité incendie organisé par le Ministère de la Sécurité publique (MSP) pour faire le point sur l’incendie et la prime d’assurance habitation. À cette occasion, le BAC dévoilera les résultats d’un sond 
May 30, 2012 Pluies diluviennes à Montréal : Le BAC informe les assurés (in French only) Test Le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) désire informer les résidents de la région du Grand Montréal qui ont été balayés par des pluies diluviennes hier en fin de journée, que la majorité des contrats d’assurances habitation et automobile couvrent les dommages matériels occasionnés par ce type de cata 
May 18, 2012 Water damage Test Water damage costs more than a billion dollars a year. What can be done to prevent it? 
May 04, 2012 La nature ne pardonne pas! Êtes-vous prêt? Test Le ministère de la Sécurité publique (MSP) et le Bureau d’assurance du Canada (BAC) s’unissent pour souligner la Semaine de la sécurité civile qui aura lieu du 6 au 12 mai sous le thème La nature ne pardonne pas! Êtes-vous prêt? 
January 30, 2012 Cahier Assurances Plus (French only) Test To better understand and evaluate your needs in insurance, consult "Assurances Plus" published by La Presse (French only). 
December 15, 2011 The top 10 most frequently stolen vehicles Test In 2011, the 2009 Toyota Venza is the new hot target for thieves. However, older cars are still being targeted by thieves. 
December 01, 2011 Insurance and condo Test You own a condo and would like to know if you have the necessary protection. Or if the syndicate insurance covers you sufficiently? 
November 17, 2011 Infoinsurance - Be well-informed to be well-insured Test Montreal, November 17, 2011 – Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) completely redesigned the infoinsurance.ca website, to more effectively answer the questions most frequently asked by consumers and make it easier for them to get information about auto and 
November 10, 2011 Insurance Bureau of Canada and the Ministère de la Sécurité publique Test To mark Crime Prevention Week, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Quebec’s Ministère de la Sécurité publique (MSP) today launched A Matter of Prevention, a web site dedicated to preventing property crime. 
November 08, 2011 To report or not report a fender bender? Test You’ve just been involved in a fender bender. Damage to your car is minor and you decide it’s not worth reporting this accident to your insurer. But, is that a good idea? 
October 25, 2011 Severe Winds in Mauricie and Québec - Policyholer Information from the IBC Test Insurance Bureau of Canada would like to advise residents affected by the severe winds in the Mauricie and the Québec City area, that most home and automobile insurance policies cover property damage caused by this type of natural disaster. 
October 17, 2011 Getting your home ready for winter. Practical advice for consumers Test With winter just around the corner, it is important to winter proof your home and avoid any surprises. 
October 06, 2011 Are you finding it difficult to insure your car? Test Is your insurer refusing to renew your car insurance? 
September 23, 2011 Home Insurance and Co-ownershipt Test True, you’re not legally required to have home insurance. However, it’s important that you protect this key asset. 
September 15, 2011 The Joint Report :To speed up and facilitate claims settlement - if you have an accident Test You’re in your car, stopped at an intersection waiting for the lights to change when … bang! 
August 29, 2011 Irene Hits Quebec Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) would like to remind citizens affected that property damages caused by these high winds, that most home and automobile insurance policies cover property damage. 
August 10, 2011 Heading off on vacation? Test Not long now until you’re off on vacation! Planning to travel outside Quebec? 
June 27, 2011 Heavy Rains in Outaouais - Policyholder information from the IBC Test Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) would like to remind citizens affected that property damages caused by sewer backup and water seepage are covered if policyholders have previously purchased this type of protection, which is generally sold as a rider. 
June 15, 2011 ATVs and insurance: why it’s important to adjust your coverage Test Do you own an all-terrain vehicle? As we head into summer, it’s important to check the coverage provided under your insurance policy.