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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.

In the second season of the MIABC’s Raptors’ Room, the City of Nelson and the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako both presented creative and entertaining pitches to the Raptor judges and the MIABC Risk Management Conference attendees in hopes of their…
The MIABC is sad to announce the passing of Dan Cumming, who played an instrumental role in the creation of our organization. In the mid-1980s, local governments in BC faced a liability insurance crisis. Premiums and deductibles were soaring, but the…
Announcement from Roy Scott, Board Chair, Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia On behalf of the Board of the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia, I am pleased to announce that Megan Chorlton has been selected to take on …
From the Board and Staff of the MIABC, we wish you all the best for a wonderful holiday season and a successful 2022!   Please take note of our holiday hours Monday, December 27 Closed Tuesday, December 28 Closed Wednesday, December…
At the MIABC, we aim to provide broad insurance coverage that is tailored to our members’ needs. We are continually monitoring the insurance market and assessing our members’ inquiries to ensure our policies are evolving along with the needs of local…
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…