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Are We Drawing the Right Lessons from the Gulf Oil Disaster?
2010-05-03
Richard Martin
We are already hearing calls from environmentalists for a moratorium on oil drilling and exploration in coastal zones, with a definite "I told you so" attitude. Unfortunately, that would be drawing pr...
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
2015-04-05
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...

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Bangladesh volunteers learn to make a life-or-death difference in a disaster
Yee,Amy
Article
2015
The Guardian
In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, civilians - often first on the scene of disasters in poorer countries - are being trained to support emergency teams.
Buoyant thinking for the future
Homes that float could provide a solution for often-flooded regions in Thailand
Tang, Alisa
Article
2012
The Guardian
Building amphibious homes in Thailand that are designed to weather the annual flooding.
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...
Department of National Defence
Canada's armed forces are active across Canada and around the world in a wide range of roles and activities. These include: defence of Canada, international alliances, support to federal departments, ...
Public Safety Canada
Ensure coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians.


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