͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     
About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Canada's climate adaptation strategy adds requirements for federal infrastructure, disaster aid

Canada's new national climate adaptation strategy will tie future federal infrastructure transfers to the provinces to projects that incorporate adaptation efforts starting next year.

Emergency management ministers share update on preparedness, response measures

Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers responsible for emergency management met virtually last week to discuss progress made on shared emergency management priorities.

Search for two people missing after Quebec landslide a 'colossal' task: police

A man and a woman, both in their 40s, went missing on Saturday after a major landslide along the Eternite River, which was engorged by torrential rain.

B.C. to fund 8,000 air conditioners for people vulnerable to extreme heat

The B.C. government is putting $10 million into a BC Hydro program to include free, publicly funded portable air conditioners for medically vulnerable and low incomes people.


All Hands On Deck: Finding your confidence in emergency management

Emergency preparedness advisor Maria Nemer considers the role of confidence and what can happen when you don’t fit the mould in emergency management. » Read More...

B.C. urgently needs landscape fire management: report

“Fire prevention and suppression policies over the past century have led to a buildup of fuel in our forests, and have contributed to the loss of natural firebreaks in some areas,” said Keith Atkinson, chair of B.C.'s Forest Practices Board. » Read More...

10 years after Megantic, experts say stricter rules, tougher enforcement needed

Despite new penalties and tougher rules around safety management, experts say the current regime is far from sufficient to ensure railways steer clear of another catastrophe. » Read More...

IAEM Canada announces 3 career excellence award winners for 2023

The awards went to Ryna Brideau-Thombs, Lorri Laface, and Scott Davis for their remarkable achievements and dedication. » Read More...

B.C. premier, minister mark second anniversary of Lytton wildfire

B.C. Premier David Eby and Bowinn Ma, Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, released a statement Friday, marking two years since the Lytton wildfire. » Read More...

Ottawa offering to pay $200M to protect key Maritimes land link: minister

The federal government is ready to pay up to $200 million to protect a vital land corridor linking Nova Scotia and New Brunswick from climate change-related flooding, a federal minster has confirmed. » Read More...

National adaptation strategy a 'significant step' to improve climate defence: IBC

Insurance Bureau of Canada's Celyeste Power urged the federal government to make the necessary investments to implement the new strategy. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

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

CRHNet 2023 Symposium

Oct. 24-26, 2023 | Edmonton »