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Americans Are Alerted To Danger. Why Aren't Canadians?

Colin Kenny | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

The United States has a nation-wide network that alerts its citizens through just about every communications device possible when natural or man-made disasters have hit, or are about to hit. Not us lulled Canadians. Albertans can boast they're in pretty fair shape after the establishment of the Alberta Emergency Alert, created after a tornado swept through Edmonton in 1987, killing 27 people. Alberta is ready. The rest of Canada isn't.

Red Cross Puts Out Call For Help

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Canadian Red Cross has raised more than $25 million in donations for flood relief in southern Alberta.But the organization says it could...

Attawapiskat: 'The Winter Is Making It Worse'

CP | Heather Scofield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2012 | Canada

ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - While, at first glance, Attawapiskat is glistening, white and serene, the inside of the old construction trailer where dozens and...

Red Cross To Help Attawapiskat Reserve

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada

The Canadian Red Cross will help bring aid to the Attawapiskat reserve in Northern Ontario where a state of emergency has been declared due to deplora...

Canadian Aid Groups Finding East African Famine A Tough Sell

The Huffington Post Canada | Scaachi Koul | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada

The images coming from across the Horn of Africa are bleak: skeleton-thin babies being held by their underfed mothers, crying for food in refugee camp...

Slave Lake Upbeat Despite Flooding Danger

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- SLAVE LAKE, Alta. - They've already endured a raging wildfire and are now faced with a flood, but residents of Slave Lake, Alta....