Interview

From Ember to Inferno

Lessons learned from the Emergency Social Service (ESS) Directors for 100 Mile House in BC . By Shaun Koopman When a two-hectare wildfire began west of 100 Mile House, on July 6, 2017, it marked the beginning of the critical stage of the 2017 wildfire …

Community resilience: interview with Todd Kuiack

Interview with Todd Kuiack, Emergency Management Director – ‎ Indigenous Services Canada By Lilia Yumagulova As part of HazNet’s Indigenous disaster risk reduction leaders series, we interviewed Todd Kuiack about his team´s work at Indigenous Services …

Six Questions with Jason Greidanus

A conversation between Shaun Koopman and Jason Greidanus 1. What is your role with Strathcona County? Jason Greidanus: Assistant Chief – Emergency Management and Deputy Director of Emergency Management at Strathcona County, Alberta. 2. To what do you a …

Six Questions with Meredith Starkey

A conversation between Shaun Koopman and Meredith Starkey, the Emergency Program Coordinator for the Village of Zeballos. 1. What is your role with the Village of Zeballos? Meredith Starkey: I am an administrative clerk with the Village of Zeballos, su …

Five Questions with Bert Struik

A Conversation between Shona de Jong and Bert Struik Bert Struik retired from the Geological Survey of Canada and is an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University and Emeritus Research Geologist with the Geological Survey of Canada. Dr Struik studied …

Five Questions with Alison Bird

A conversation between Alison Bird and Shona De Jong Ms Bird is an Earthquake Seismologist with the Geological Survey of Canada. She studied physics and the University of British Columbia and geophysics at the University of Victoria, and started her ca …

Five Questions with Jack Lindsay

  A Conversation between Jack Lindsay and Shona De Jong Jack Lindsay is the Associate Professor and Department Chair for Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies at Brandon University. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Emergency Management at Masse …