The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

May 18, 2016 06:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY - Fires and Floods: Disaster Proofing Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 18, 2016) - Climate change has moved from future threat to present danger. Federal Disaster Financial Assistance payments have accelerated from $40 million per year in the 1970s to almost $1 billion per year forecasted this decade. What can Canada do to help Canadians prepare for the next disaster? Join Don Forgeron, President and CEO of Insurance Bureau of Canada, as he provides a private sector perspective on lessons learned and how the insurance industry and governments can collaborate to increase our financial and physical preparedness to protect Canadians.

WHO: Don Forgeron, President & Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Bureau of Canada
WHAT: Fires and Floods: Disaster Proofing Canada
DATE: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
TIME: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
*Formal remarks to begin at 12:10 pm
WHERE: The Fairmont Château Laurier, Laurier Ballroom
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

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