Attention: COVID-19 Information & Resources

Due to the increased concern around the COVID-19, and to help reduce the spread of the virus, we advise all members to take the necessary precautions for the safety of your brokerage, the clients you serve, and the communities you work in.

Stay informed. The following websites are reliable sources for information:

What to do if you feel sick (in Manitoba):

Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Do not call 911 unless it is an emergency.

Shared Health Manitoba has an online screening tool and help sheet to assist individuals.

In addition, please review the Government of Manitoba’s health strategies and check often for updates and information.

Partner Bulletins

IBAM has created a ‘COVID-19 Partner Bulletin’ page on the member side of the IBAM site for IBAM Members to access the most recent updates from major partners. Please note that this is for IBAM members only and requires your username and password to access. If you require assistance with your username or password please contact the IBAM office.

Member access

Federal Information

The Government of Canada website provides information on federal updates and resources related to COVID-19. The following pages were created to assist businesses and workers.

Support for Businesses Support for Workers

Remember to check back often for updates.

IBAM Events

IBAM Convention, currently scheduled for April 14-16, 2020, has been postponed. Please see the following FAQ for information about ticket refunds and education credit opportunities.

IBAM will keep you informed on future events as the situation progresses.

Education

ICM has implemented changes to CEC requirements for licensing. Please visit the ICM website for more information.

IBAM has cancelled its April and May exams and will provide updates on future exams as the situation progresses.

IBAM classes have either been cancelled or moved online for the time being and all students currently registered for classes/exams will be updated as necessary.

IBAM webinars are still running. Members can register for webinars here.

IBAM has partnered with a number of Insurance Partners to provide complimentary Company Breakout Webinars to all IBAM Members. More information and registration forms can be found here.

IBAM Staff

The IBAM office will remain open but staff will be doing as much work from remote locations as possible. All staff will be reachable by way of telephone and email. Please call ahead or make arrangements with a specific staff member if you are planning on coming into the office.

Questions

If you have a question, please don’t hesitate to contact the IBAM office or fill out this simple online form:

Submit a Question

Thank you for your understanding and continued support at this time.


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