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MIABC News

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When it comes to developments in our industry and new ways to serve our members, we like to stay up to date. Discover the latest news and updates from our team and from around the province here.

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a new federal statutory holiday that recognizes and reflects on the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools. Although it is a federal holiday, the MIABC has elected to recognize September…
The MIABC’s 2022 Risk Management Conference will be held April 12 – 14, 2022 at the JW Marriot Parq Hotel in Vancouver, BC.   The MIABC prides itself on offering conference sessions that appeal to all areas of local government operations, ranging from…
The MIABC is excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website! After months of hard work, we are happy to finally share it with you. Our primary goal in re-designing our website is to provide you with a more intuitive and user-friendly…
Today, we welcome Jacinta Wu, CIP, as the newest member of the MIABC team in the role of Risk Management Advisor. Jacinta started her insurance career in claims five years ago before moving on to various commercial lines positions on the brokerage side…
After sixteen years leading the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia (MIABC), Chief Executive Officer, Tom Barnes, has announced he plans to retire at the end of June 2022. Tom has played a critical role in the growth and transformation…
Today, the MIABC says farewell and happy retirement to Susan Ackerman, our Risk Management Advisor. Susan has been an invaluable member of the MIABC team since 2011. Did you know that Susan’s decision to join the MIABC all started with a leap of faith?…
We are delighted to welcome Jordan Hauschildt to the MIABC as Legal Counsel. Jordan previously practiced insurance defence at Health Law LLP, and he has also worked as a sole practitioner, specializing in criminal defence, and as Crown Counsel in the…
We are pleased to announce that Brian Lee has joined the MIABC as Legal Counsel. Brian most recently worked with Dolden Wallace Folick LLP as an Associate Lawyer and previously spent three years working at ICBC as Legal Counsel. Brian completed his…
The MIABC exists to support its members and their communities. As we have entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty and disruption across the globe related to the COVID-19 health pandemic, we want you to know that we are here to assist you to…
Congratulations to our CEO, Tom Barnes for winning the 2020 Award for Excellence in Leadership awarded byAGRiP (Association of Governmental Risk Pools). Tom’s award recognizes his transformative tenure as CEO of the Municipal Insurance Association of…