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Canada's Emergency Management Strategy

Federal-Provincial-Territorial governments are fortifying Canada's Emergency Management Strategy. Focused on resilience and collaboration, strategic actions aim to mitigate risks and bolster recovery efforts. From enhancing communication capabilities to proactive disaster recovery programming, this roadmap charts a course toward a more resilient future.


HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR WILDFIRE SEASON

In 2023, Canada experienced the most destructive wildfire season on record, with more than 6,132 fires scorching more than 16 million hectares of land— an area larger than the country of Greece. Normally, wildfires in Canada consume an average of 2.5 million hectares of land.


Climate resilience notably absent from federal housing plan

As Canada unveils its ambitious housing plan, one critical aspect seems conspicuously absent…climate resilience. Craig Stewart, from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, expressed concern over the government's failure to address the growing threat of extreme weather events.


Fire Damage Restoration Process: How to Repair and Restore

According to the most recent Statistics Canada data, there were a total of 10,819 residential fires in Canada in 2021, with approximately 1% resulting in fatalities. For homeowners especially, these are sobering statistics.


Canada Carbon Rebates being paid this month

Canadians can expect their first quarterly Canada Carbon Rebate payments to hit their bank accounts beginning in April, marking a pivotal step in the nation's fight against climate change.


How To Prevent Leaks in Your Commercial Building

Commercial water damage from leaks is one of the most common and potentially damaging issues commercial property owners face, and it is one of the most frequent and expensive insurance claims. When it comes to your business and water damage, even small leaks, if left unaddressed, can lead to serious water damage in a relatively short period of time, including compromising your building’s infrastructure.


British Columbia Allocates $405 Million to Tackle Climate Emergencies - IBC Urges National Flood Insurance Program Implementation

The Government of British Columbia has unveiled its 2024 Budget, responding to the urgent need for climate resilience following unprecedented wildfires and record-breaking floods.