Tag: Quebec

When do we call an act of mass violence terrorism?

Why I was taken to task for calling what transpired in Edmonton an act of terrorism while not doing the same with the shooting at a Quebec City mosque.

Major environmental disasters: May 2017

Impact Forecasting has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during May 2017. Several low pressure systems that brought heavy rainfall to portions of Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes last month caused “hundreds of millions” in U.S. dollars and ...

Major environmental disasters: April 2017

Impact Forecasting has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during April 2017. View the full Impact Forecasting April 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap report (PDF). Flooding in multiple communities in southern Ontario and Quebec in April and into May ...

Canadian Forces sent to help deal with worsening flooding in Quebec

80 mm of rain expected between Friday and Saturday evening and water levels still rising Soldiers from the Canadian Forces are expected to be on the ground on Saturday, helping prevent damage from the relentless flooding in Quebec. Yesterday the province's Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux said the province asked for and will receive assistance ...

Quebec has a new anti-corruption hammer and it’s called ISO 37001

Québec isn’t the only place fighting corrupt and collusive practices in government and private contracting, but it is about to become one of the first places in the world where companies and public bodies will be able to go to school to learn a new international standard for fighting corruption. Enter two former top directors ...

Trending this week on The Resilience Post

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Quebec winter storm ‘shambles’ prompts government investigation

The Quebec government has launched an investigation into the response that left hundreds of vehicles stranded on a snowy Montreal highway. The Quebec government has apologized, sanctioned two employees and is investigating its mishandling of a winter storm this week that stranded hundreds of vehicles for more than 12 hours on a Montreal highway. The ...