Policy

Bigger, Better, Faster Decisions … Through Committee

By Trish McOrmond and Esther Burkard THE BEGINNING … Again In moments of crisis, making decisions on how to recover and direct resources becomes a rapid, highly scrutinized activity, required to be done in a measured and informed way. Decision-making i …

Canada’s burning question

In this in-depth feature we brought together some of the leading experts from the insurance industry, academia, and practice to reflect on the progress made and the challenges remaining for fire management in Canada. By Paul Kovacs, Alice Cullingford, …

Let’s talk about building back better

By Robert Glasser There was never a more appropriate time to examine the issue of building back better in the context of post-disaster recovery than the present. Millions of people are on the move because of disasters. In Africa, drought continues to d …

Building Back Better: a federal government perspective

Strengthening the resilience of communities to disasters continues to be a priority for Canada. Public Safety Canada’s National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) is part of the Government’s commitment to build safer and more resilient communities and …