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

On Thursday, November 12, the province of Manitoba moved to the Critical level (red) on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System to halt COVID-19 transmission and protect Manitoba’s most vulnerable citizens. Updated public health orders went into effect December 11 at 11:59 PM and will continue to restrict gatherings at private residences and allow critical retailers to only sell essential items.

For more information, 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 working hard to bring these events back in 2021, with the hope of an improved COVID situation.

Thank you to all of our members, partners, sponsors, and stakeholders for your understanding.

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

Education

Please visit the IBAM Education section on the IBAM website for the most up-to-date information.

CAIB and Fundamentals of Insurance (FOI) classes are now being offered online.

Exams have resumed and are also being offered online. For more information, please see the IBAM Online Exams 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:

Submit a Question

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


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