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CRHNet Symposium 2020: Save the Date!

We are excited to announce the dates for the 2020 CRHNet Symposium and to ask you to “Save the Date” for 3 full days in Ottawa, ON October 27-29th, 2020. There will be some great programming additions that we’ll be announcing soon. Stay tuned for detai …

Editor’s Note – Fall 2019

As a child, I grew up in a low-lying, poor part of my hometown Ufa, Russia. It was an area subject to toxic urban runoff, seasonal flooding, and a myriad of social issues. I often wondered why life was so much easier for people living in the upper part …

Welcome to The Honourable Bill Blair

The Canadian Risk and Hazards Network welcomes The Honourable Bill Blair on his appointment as Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Raised in Scarborough and the son of a police officer, Minister Blair learned at an early age that to “ …

CRHNet President’s message – Fall 2019

For ten years HazNet has showcased new ideas and research in disaster risk reduction, shared the heartbreak of those who have been impacted by disasters, and advocated for a disaster resilient Canada. I began reading HazNet long before I become the Pre …

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 …