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Climate Proof Canada 'encouraged' by budget investments in disaster assistance

The 2023 budget includes measures to address severe flooding risks and rethink the federal response to increasing climate-related disasters.

Ontario puts $113M in budget to emergency preparedness

Community organizations and municipalities in Ontario could get a piece of $110 million in funding the province has committed over three years for emergency readiness.

B.C.'s Cowichan region creates shared emergency management service

“... a regional approach to emergency management means a more fortified, strategic response to deliver services as soon as they are required,” said Ted Swabey, CAO of the District of North Cowichan.

Largest recorded Alberta earthquake not natural, from oilsands wastewater: study

The largest recorded earthquake in Alberta's history was not a natural event, but most likely caused by disposal of oilsands wastewater, new research has concluded.


Port aux Basques, N.F.L., faces long road to recovery

Hurricane Fiona ravaged Newfoundland's Southwest coast only six months ago. Since the beginning, work to help those most affected has moved forward, and larger matters like house demolitions remain ongoing. » Read More...

Opinion: Climate change is not a future threat, it’s a present danger

"The most important message IBC continues to communicate is that the risks posed by climate change are not a future threat; they are a present danger," Rob de Pruis with the Insurance Bureau of Canada writes in our latest opinion piece. » Read More...

Budget includes progress on a national flood insurance program: IBC

The federal government announced the intention to stand up Canada's first National Flood Insurance Program to protect Canadians at highest risk of flooding. » Read More...

Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre releases 2022 report

The annual report includes a focus on resource sharing domestically between the CIFFC member agencies as well as with international partners. » Read More...

Study says warming fuelled supercells to hit U.S. South more often

America will probably get more killer tornado- and hail-spawning supercells as the world warms, according to a new study that also warns the lethal storms will edge eastward. » Read More...

Norfolk Southern supports some new regs after Ohio disaster

Norfolk Southern's CEO is offering support for some parts of a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill to put tougher safety regulations on railroads. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

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

CRHNet 2023 Symposium

Oct. 24, 2023 | Edmonton » Learn More