Emergency Preparedness Week – May 5-11, 2019

Emergency Management in Canada: How Does It Work? In a country that borders on three oceans and spans six time zones, creating an emergency response system that works for every region is a huge challenge. That’s why emergency management in Canada is a shared responsibility. That means everyone has an Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week – May 5-11, 2019

Facts About Emergency Preparedness Roughly 5,000 earthquakes are recorded in Canada every year. The worldwide cost of natural disasters has skyrocketed from $2 billion in the 1980s, to $27 billion over the past decade. Canada’s first billion dollar disaster, the Saguenay flood of 1996, triggered a surge of water, rocks, Continue reading

Province looking for feedback on new OHS Act

The provincial government is looking for feedback from Albertans regarding the new Occupational Health and Safety Act. The new act, which will go into place on June 1, will define harassment and violence in all of its forms, and will require joint work site health and safety committees or a Continue reading