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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note My mother-in-law, an octogenarian in southern Ontario, phoned last weekend. An opening conversation about the weather, greater numbers of ticks and blossoms that don’t last as long as they once did transformed into a conversation about cl …

President’s Report

The past year saw the full implementation of a new governance model comprising a smaller board, focused on managing strategy, and a number of largely autonomous working groups accountable to the board. Our operating philosophy has been to empower and s …

The 2017 CRHNet National Awards

The Canadian Risk and Hazards Network is proud to promote and encourage excellence in disaster education, research and praxis. In the fall of 2016, CRHNet recognized nine deserving individuals for their contributions to Canadian disaster risk managemen …

A new CRHNet initiative: a national mentor program

by Ron Kuban, Ph.D., CRHNet past-president.Ron Kuban has been engaged in different facets of emergency management for over 30 years. He has been on the CRHNet Board since its inception, and is its current past president. He is the co-Chair of the newly …

Editor’s Note – Fall 2017

Editor’s Note Greetings and a warm welcome to the fall issue of HazNet. Sadly, the year 2017 has secured a place for itself in the record books—and in the minds of people around the world—as among the most disaster affected years in memory. For disaste …