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The heat is on: New guidance addresses heat protection in homes

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo, has published new easy-to-follow heat protection guidance that spells out what residents can do to keep safe.

All evacuation orders lifted in northeastern B.C. as rain dampens wildfire threat

All evacuation orders related to wildfires in northeastern British Columbia have now been lifted or downgraded to evacuation alerts as heavy rain eases the fire danger.

Eyes in the sky: satellites increasingly used to fight wildfires

Data from a growing number of satellites give firefighters new tools to predict fire behaviour and analyze its consequences.


Q&A with Ontario's minister responsible for emergency management

Prabmeet Sarkaria was appointed president of the Treasury Board and minister responsible for emergency management in Ontario nearly a year ago. In Part 1 of a two part Q&A, Sarkaria reflects on his experience to date and outlines the province's new emergency management strategy plan. » Read More...

Australia and Canada ink disaster management deal

Australia’s and Canada’s emergency management agencies have formalized an agreement to encourage greater co-operation and better disaster management preparedness for their nations. » Read More...

Rain forecast could slow down record breaking Alberta wildfires

Light rainfall and cooler temperatures slowed down wildfire activity in Alberta over the long weekend and more rain that's in the forecast may help firefighters catch a breath. » Read More...

More than half of N.W.T. wildfires so far this season caused by humans: officials

A total of 15 wildfires have burned 161 square kilometres across the territory so far this season, eight of which are suspected to have been caused by humans. » Read More...

As the Prairies burn, Indigenous communities deserve equal support: Indigenous Climate Action

“As Indigenous people, we should have access to the same financial and technical assistance as other communities and individuals across Turtle Island,” Rosalyn Boucha, communications manager at Indigenous Climate Action, said. » Read More...


Bordering on Disaster Conference

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

CRHNet 2023 Symposium

October 24, 2023 | Edmonton » Learn More

IAEM Annual Conference

November 3, 2023 | Long Beach, Calif. » Learn More