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CRHNet President’s message – Spring 2019

For fifteen years CRHNet has multiplied its efforts to network among the various partners and stakeholders involved in disaster risk reduction and emergency management. Our membership reunites a strong representation of the individuals and organisation …

Editor’s Note – Spring 2019

As we are sending this issue to print, thousands of Canadians are personally impacted by flooding in their communities. Flooding is the costliest and the most frequent hazard in Canada. Yet, every year there is a sense of unexpectedness as truly diffic …

Lifetime Achievement Award: Alain Normand

T. Joseph Scanlon Lifetime Achievement Award 2019: Alain Normand The CRHNet “Lifetime Achievement Award” is the organization’s highest honour and is named after the late T. Joseph Scanlon, journalist, researcher, professor for his lifetime contribution …

CRHNet’s President receives a national award

OTTAWA,  24 mai 2018 – Aujourd’hui, Sécurité publique Canada a organisé la cérémonie inaugurale de remise des prix pour reconnaître des services et réalisations exceptionnelles en matière de gestion des urgences. Le prestigieux Prix pour service exempl …

The President’s Message

The Disaster Risk Reduction environment is moving at a faster pace than ever. With changes in technology, increasing knowledge, and larger impacts on society, we all must adapt. In this ever-changing environment, the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network ( …

Executive Director’s Message

Springtime is upon us once again, which also means a new issue of HazNet, the magazine of the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network. HazNet is produced in the spring and fall of each year and has become a valuable resource for all working in emergency mana …

Sweet Spot, or Not: Further Musings

By David Etkin, York University At one point during a presentation I was making at the 2017 CRHNet conference in Halifax, the brilliant Lily Yumagulova asked me how we could find the ‘sweet spot’ in a risk assessment[i] – the point that balances risk v …

Celebrating Larry Pearce

  It is our great honour to feature Larry Pearce as the first recipient of the T. Joseph Scanlon Lifetime Achievement Award in this issue of HazNet. Larry is a founder and leader of numerous national initiatives, networks and forums, including CRH …