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 to assist individuals.

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

Manitoba’s Pandemic and Economic Roadmap for Recovery

Manitoba Government has slowly started to lift restrictions within the province.

To learn more about this and the province’s current situation, please click here.

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

For the safety of our members, partners and stakeholders, IBAM has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 IBAM Golf Tournament and 2020 IBAM Convention.

We are still working hard to bring these events back in 2021, with the hope of an improved COVID situation.

We are currently brainstorming for smaller events to be held virtually and regionally so we can continue important industry business and resume networking with you.

Please stay tuned to IBAM’s social media, website, magazine and GreatBigNews emails for event updates.

Education

ICM has started to process Level 1 General Insurance Agent licenses again. Please visit the ICM website for the latest information.

IBAM has opened its classroom and FOI with IWS classes are back in session with reduced class sizes, proper distancing and safety measures in place. If you are interested in taking one of these classes, please contact the IBAM office or register on the IBAM website in the IBAM Education section.

Exams have also resumed. Exam dates can be found here in the IBAM Events section.

IBAM Staff

While the IBAM office is open, 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:

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


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