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Blair announces another $82M for humanitarian workforce program

The new funding brings the total investment in the humanitarian workforce program to $166.9 million.

B.C. announces total campfire ban amid drastic wildfire surge, worsening drought

Thousands of lightning strikes and worsening drought conditions resulted in more than 100 new wildfires in B.C. over the weekend.

Canada, Portugal sign MOU on wildland fire co-operation

The MOU sets out procedures for the exchange of wildfire fighting resources, and establishes a framework that encourages reciprocal support and co-operation.

World Meteorological Organization declares onset of El Niño conditions

El Niño conditions set the stage for a likely surge in global temperatures and disruptive weather and climate patterns.


‘Call a friend’: Q&A with IAEM Canada president Sam Roberts

IAEM Canada’s newly acclaimed president Sam Roberts shares his vision for the association, and talks about the evolving profession of emergency management. » Read More...

Join us for Extreme Weather Webinar Series: Hurricanes

Avert is launching an exclusive webinar series on extreme weather events across the country. Join Perron Goodyear on July 26 at 1 p.m. ET for our Extreme Weather Webinar Series launch on hurricanes. Free to register! » Read More...

'Tornado detectives' at Western out to demystify Canada's twister history

"I like to think of myself more as a tornado detective,'' said Connell Miller, a full-time wind engineer with the Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University in London, Ont. » Read More...

Homes near Quebec City evacuated as heavy rain prompts flooding, landslide fears

Officials have ordered the evacuation of 220 homes in Ste-Brigitte-de-Laval, Que., near Quebec City, amid fears that rising water levels will lead to flooding. » Read More...

'It will take generations to forget': Lac-Megantic marks 10th anniversary of rail disaster

Residents of Lac-Megantic, Que., gathered together in grief and remembrance on Thursday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the rail disaster. » Read More...

As extreme heat gets worse, expert calls for access to cooling as a human right

Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, has sought to bring attention to the need for greater heat adaptation. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

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

CRHNet 2023 Symposium

Oct. 24-26, 2023 | Edmonton »