Heat and wildfires had major impacts across the country in 2023, affecting both property damage and public health.
Government catalogues climate change’s impact in roundup of top catastrophe stories.
Insurance Bureau of Canada publishes initial estimates for Hay River and Yellowknife fires.
More than $340-million in insured damage reported following five designated catastrophes.
Okanagan and Shuswap fires also the tenth costliest event in Canadian history.
Industry pressured by increasing losses and current provincial rate pause.
Industry association calls for action on national flood insurance, adaptation and infrastructure.