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'Valuable insights' in disaster recovery funding report: Blair

The report was created by an independent expert advisory panel, chaired by Rebecca Denlinger, former Deputy Minister for Emergency Management British Columbia.

B.C. urges preparation for climate-related hazards

The B.C. government is asking people to prepare for the increasing possibility of climate-related hazards such as floods and wildfires this spring.

Military reservists train for disaster response in Chatham-Kent, Ont.

Nearly 650 reservists with 31 Canadian Brigade Group took part in Exercise Arrowhead Response in Chatham-Kent, Ont., over the weekend to train on disaster response.

Extended power outages raise questions about Quebec power grid resilience

As some Quebecers remained in the dark a week after an ice storm struck the province, energy experts said the lengthy outages raised questions about the resilience of the province's electrical grid.


Lessons observed: Looking back on decades of emergency management

Thirty-year emergency manager Ernest MacGillivray reflects on how the field has changed over the years, and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. » Read More...

Salvaging the sacred: Protecting First Nations artifacts from climate disasters

“We’re inviting First Nations communities from across Vancouver Island and the central coast to come and participate in workshops to learn the skill set to take care of their sacred items for themselves,” said Nicole Norris, Indigenous planning officer for the B.C. Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness. » Read More...

CP Rail launches major clean up effort after derailment in Maine

Canadian Pacific Kansas City railway crews faced a hefty cleanup after a freight train derailed in rural Maine on Saturday, setting several cars ablaze. » Read More...

Officials warn spring flooding risk high in Montreal

The risk of spring flooding in the Montreal area is high and officials on Monday warned residents living by the water to pack emergency kits in case evacuation orders are issued. » Read More...

B.C. community ESS director requests more council, interagency support

“People don’t understand what a reception centre is and how it is run,” Marilyn Gustafson told Nakusp politicians at meeting of Nakusp, B.C., village council. » Read More...

Fort Simpson, N.W.T., preparing for spring breakup season

The Fort Simpson, N.W.T., emergency management organization has been meeting since January to prepare for spring breakup. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

Sept. 13, 2023 | Lloydminster, AB » Learn More