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Feds warn 2023 on track to be the worst fire season ever seen in Canada

At the rate fires are spreading across the country, the total land area burned could surpass the all-time annual high by next week.

Sendai Framework midterm review meeting releases summary report

Eight years after the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the international community convened to assess progress on its implementation.

Northeast wildfire now the second largest in B.C.'s history: Wildfire Service

The BC Wildfire Service says the Donnie Creek wildfire has grown into one of the largest blazes over the last century in the province.

The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season is now underway. Here's what to know.

Forecasters are predicting a "near-normal" season, but Mike Brennan, the new director at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, said there's really nothing normal when it comes to hurricanes.


A look at Ocean Networks Canada’s earthquake early warning system

Ocean Networks Canada is nearly ready to launch its earthquake early warning system that monitors the Cascadia subduction zone off the coast of Vancouver Island. » Read More...

Opinion: Wildfire preparedness, response must plan for unhoused people, other vulnerable populations

Researchers Holly Mathias and Ashleigh Rushton explain why we need to better prepare for Canada’s wildfire season by including high risk and extremely marginalized populations, such as those who are unhoused, in emergency management plans and practices. » Read More...

Nearly 700 more international firefighters coming to Canada to help battle fires

Almost 700 firefighters from South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the United States are set to arrive in Canada over the next two weeks to help with the unusually severe start to the wildfire season. » Read More...

Mix of relief and sadness as evacuees return home after Halifax wildfire

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston said the province is shifting its focus to getting evacuees back in into their homes as quickly as possible. » Read More...

Federal money for wildland firefighter training bolsters First Nations’ community efforts

Ottawa announced a two-year pilot program Thursday to support Indigenous communities and organizations working on forestry management and emergency preparedness. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

Sept. 13-14, 2023 | Lloydminster, Alta. » Learn More

CRHNet 2023 Symposium

Oct. 24-26, 2023 | Edmonton » Learn More

IAEM Annual Conference

Nov. 3-9, 2023 | Long Beach, Calif. » Learn More