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Emergency Management and First Nation Partnership

By Mackenzie Deschambault, BA Law and Human Rights Summary This article is a reflection of Mackenzie’s experience as an Indigenous Masters student working with the Emergency Management Directorate in a ‘First Nations First’ environment; this type of en …

Flood mapping in Canada: Q&A

Submitted by Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Ottawa, ON Floods are the most costly and frequent natural disasters in Canada, causing over $1B in damage to homes, property, and infrastructure annually (IBC, 201 …

Montréal releases its Resilience Strategy

By Lilia Yumagulova  Montréal, June 18, 2018 – Montréal is the first Canadian City to release its Resilience Strategy, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation’s “100 Resilient Cities” initiative. “Today, Montréal is the first Canadian city to present a …

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, …

Public Alerting in Canada – Bridging the Gap

By: Dan McArthur and Cynthia Weeden Since early 2015, numerous emergency response agencies, governments, academics and others across Canada have supported the need for Wireless Service Providers (WSPs) to start using their systems to carry public alert …