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Alberta minister points to 'old code' as cause of multiple emergency alerts

Alberta's Public Safety and Emergency Services Minister has clarified what was behind a glitch during a test of the province's emergency alert system this month.

Ottawa earmarks $2M for search and rescue revitalization in Alberta

The Search and Rescue Association of Alberta is receiving more than $2 million in federal support for their multi-year project.

Bonfield, Ont., updates emergency response plan, includes annual training

Allan Reid, Bonfield’s emergency management co-ordinator, updated council on the Ontario community’s emergency response plan last week.

Donors pledge $7.5B for Turkey, Syria after earthquake

The European Union and international donors on Monday pledged seven billion euros to help Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the earthquake last month.


Bridging the Gap: Research impact in emergency management

Explaining why your scholarship matters to the people on the ground is a path to emergency management innovation, writes Simon Wells with the Canadian Journal of Emergency Management in his latest Bridging the Gap column. » Read More...

Opinion: Disaster survivors need help remaining connected with friends, families

Survivors of big disasters certainly need food, water, medications, blankets and other goods. But they also need psychological first aid, write Northeastern University's Daniel P. Aldrich and Yunus Emre Tapan. » Read More...

Niagara Region Emergency Management wins grant for severe weather programming

Niagara Region Emergency Management has been announced as one of four successful applicants for the ImpactWx Genesis Grant for the “Weather Aware & Prepared” initiative. » Read More...

Spring flooding, mould major worries for Canadians: survey

The survey of more than 1,500 Canadian adults found that three-in-five people are worried about the damage caused by severe rains and flooding. » Read More...

Versaterm Public Safety acquires IAPro Solution from CI Technologies

The acquisition also adds the Public Portal, BlueTeam, EIPro, and MakeNOTE solutions into Versaterm's ecosystem to enhance agency operational efficiency and community safety. » Read More...


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