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Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates Albertans on the risk of flood; IBC and the Honourable Joe Ceci make donation to the Inglewood Silver Threads Association

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Media Opportunity: IBC Flood Factor booth educates Albertans on the risk of flood; IBC and the Honourable Joe Ceci make donation to the Inglewood Silver Threads Association

Canada NewsWire

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, to Inglewood, AB.

Insurance Bureau of Canada (CNW Group/Insurance Bureau of Canada)

As an industry leader on adapting to the impact of climate change, IBC will be presenting a $2,500 cheque to the Inglewood Silver Threads Association while at the Inglewood Sunfest on August 4. The cheque will be presented by Celyeste Power, Vice-President, Western, IBC, in partnership with the Honourable Joe Ceci, MLA for Calgary-Fort.  Patricia Abbott, President, Inglewood Silver Threads Association, will be accepting the cheque on the organization's behalf.

Date:

Saturday, August 4, 2018



Time:  

11:00 a.m.



Location:

Insurance Bureau of Canada Booth (#1390)


Inglewood Sunfest


In front of Art Collector's Gallery at 1332 9 Avenue SE (Mainstreet Inglewood)

 

IBC executive Celyeste Power will also be available to speak with media on climate-related topics, including:

  • The risk to Canadians of floods and climate change;
  • The risk of residential flooding in the region;
  • What Canadians can do to protect their homes and prepare their families for emergencies; and
  • How the industry, governments and consumers all have a role to play in fighting climate change.

About Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.

P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 120,000 Canadians, pays $9 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $52 billion.  

For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow IBC on Twitter @InsuranceBureau and like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.

SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada

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