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Federal disaster aid program being overhauled to include climate adaptation

Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said the government can’t keep sending out billions of dollars to help rebuild after a disaster without trying to prevent the same damage from happening the next time.

Ontario recognizes township for emergency management during December storm

The Township of Adelaide Metcalfe is officially certified appreciated by the province for its work during the December winter storm.

N.B. to set caps on disaster financial assistance for homeowners

The province is capping financial compensation for properties that repeatedly experience damage from climate-related disasters.


Emergency Management: Are Your Prepared?

Recently, a group of emergency management professionals met to discuss everything from mental health in the profession to the lasting impacts of the pandemic to best practices and lessons learned in disaster mitigation, preparation, response and recovery. Learn what these experts had to say! Sponsored by the Emergency Management Group and Base Camp Connect.

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Flood insurance challenges for First Nations communities

Kevin Smart, owner of Risk Mitigation Strategies Inc., shares findings from a co-authored report exploring barriers to on-reserve communities accessing flood insurance. » Read More...

Local perspectives on the 2021 B.C. floods

A panel at the recent CAtIQ Connect conference in Toronto offered a first-hand, often emotional look at the fallout from the atmospheric river-driven flooding that inundated a wide area of southwestern B.C. in November 2021. » Read More...

IBC urges action on a national flood insurance program

"Canada’s greatest severe-weather risk is flood and, because of that, the insurance industry alone is unable to provide affordable coverage to those living in areas of highest flood risk," said Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Craig Stewart. » Read More...

Canada sending another $30M in aid to Turkey, Syria, as rebuild begins

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada will match $10 million in donations to members of the Humanitarian Coalition. » Read More...

Inquiry into Nova Scotia mass shooting to release final report on March 30

The public inquiry that investigated the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia announced it will release its final report on March 30. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

September 13, 2023
Lloydminster, AB
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CRHNet 2023 Symposium

October 24, 2023
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