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Spring Thaw Exposes Flood Anxieties and Still-frozen Emergency ...

With the anniversary of the Southern Alberta floods looming, are organizations now any better prepared for emergencies? CALGARY, ALBERTA-- From cold snaps and ice storms ...

After One of the Worst Winters Ever, the Spring Melt Prompts Better ...

Like most Canadians, you probably think this long and bitter cold winter has been the most extreme weather you’ve seen in years. And you’d be right. It’s no exaggeration ...

Are Natural Disasters Actually Becoming More Common, or Does It Just ...

Recently, it seems like every time one turns on CNN or checks their social media sites, they are bombarded by the news of a natural disaster somewhere in the world. ...

Internal Communications and the Impacts on Disaster Management

Disasters present the ultimate challenge to emergency response capability. Time is of the essence, the usual communication pathways are generally disrupted, and the ...

Did Corporate Calgary Learn Its Lesson from the Flood? Maybe Not

Ipsos Reid study identifies critical gaps in corporate emergency response plans Calgary, AB - Calgary organizations are at-risk with their emergency response plans (ERP) ...

Nenshi vs Ford: A Tale of Two Cities' Disaster Response

Comparisons between Calgarys Naheed Nenshi and Torontos Rob Ford started years ago when each was elected mayor. Now, with 2013s record breaking floods in their ...

A Lesson in Herding Cats During a Storm

A few adages come to mind. Expect the unexpected. Practice what you preach. Drink your own kool-aid. We failed at all three. Our company, RallyEngine, founded last fall, ...

How Do You Tell 100,000 Employees to Stay Home?

There have been numerous natural and manmade disasters over the last year. Each one pulls into focus the need for organizations to quickly and efficiently locate their ...