Welcome to CatIQ

Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) delivers detailed analytical and meteorological information on Canadian natural and man-made catastrophes. Through its online subscription-based application, CatIQ combines comprehensive insured loss and exposure indices, as well as other related information, to better serve the needs of the insurance / reinsurance industries, public sector and other stakeholders.

Registration is now open for the annual catastrophe conference! Click the Conference tab above for details.


2018/2019 Advisory Committee Members

Joel Baker
President and CEO,
MSA Research Inc. and
CatIQ Inc.
Kim Court
Catastrophe Exposure Analysis,
Northbridge Financial Corporation
Paul Cutbush
SVP, Catastrophe Management,
Dipika Deol
Senior Treaty Underwriter (Property), VP,
Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada
Ryaz Mohamed
Director, Corporate Reinsurance,
Co-operators Group
Mazdak Moini
Vice President,
Commercial Lines and Reinsurance,
Aviva Canada
Glenn McGillivray
Managing Director,
Matthew Pittana
CatIQ Inc.
Alison Porter
SVP, Head of Treaty,
SCOR Canada Reinsurance.
Chris Rol
Senior Policy Advisor,
Sean Russell
Managing Director,
Guy Carpenter & Company Ltd.
Alex J. Todd
Property and Special Risks Executive Canada,
AIG Canada
Laura Twidle
Managing Director,
CatIQ Inc.
Rebecca Wagner
Associate Director, Prediction Services Operations - Central Region, MSC, 
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Latest News & Press Releases
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - CatIQ Announces Major Platform Enhancements
CatIQ has today announced the implementation of a series of new features on their state-of-the-art platform, which includes the introduction of several powerful visualization tools. read more ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - Registration for the Fifth Annual Canadian Catastrophe (CAT) Conference has Opened
CatIQ is pleased to announce that registration for its fifth annual Canadian catastrophe conference, CatIQ Connect, is now open.  read more ...
Monday, June 17, 2019 - PERILS Acquires CatIQ

PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has today announced that it has acquired Toronto-based Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).

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Thursday, May 9, 2019 - CatIQ Issues Annual Update of Insurance Industry Exposure Database for Canada
Catastrophe Indices & Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) today released the annual update of its Canadian insurance Industry Exposure Database (IED), developed with the support of the Canadian P&C industry and in partnership with Zurich-based PERILS AG. The IED now contains 2018 year-end estimates of Canadian industry property sums insured. As in the 2017 and 2016 year-end datasets, the industry property sums insured are by: • Canada Post Forward Sortation Area (FSA) • Peril (windstorm, hail, fire, flood, sewer back-up, earthquake and volcanic eruption) • Line of business (personal, commercial, and motor hull) • Cover type (building, vehicle, contents, business interruption and additional living expense, where applicable) read more ...
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - More Than a 35% Increase in Attendance Year-Over-Year at The Canadian Catastrophe Conference, CatIQ
Toronto (February 7, 2019) – The fourth annual Canadian catastrophe conference, CatIQ Connect, was held over three days this week at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. More than 270 delegates attended the event, including catastrophe risk professionals and emergency managers from across Canada, the United States, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The number of participants at this event has increased by more than 35% year-over-year and signals the importance and relevance of catastrophe planning in Canada. read more ...