Flood

Why Calgary Keeps On Impressing Me

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Calgary amazes me. I've visited the city three times in the past 18 months. It is a city whose economic boom has led to a blossoming of culture that has created one of the most vibrant and enjoyable places to visit in North America.

Alberta Flood Unsung Heroes: Come Hell or High Water

Amber Rehman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Alberta
Amber Rehman

Last month parts of Alberta were struck with a devastating flood. As we watched the horrific images of beloved Canadian cities immersed in water, Canadians felt connected like never before to its thriving midwest. I arrived in Calgary the day after the flood had devastated most of Calgary's vibrant downtown and surrounding cities.

Could Calgary Experience Post-Traumatic Growth? Here's Why It's Possible

Lucy Miller | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Alberta
Lucy Miller

I read recently that many people experience post-traumatic growth rather than post-traumatic stress after being impacted by traumatic events. I had heard of post-traumatic stress but post-traumatic growth was a new term to me. Apparently research has shown that this growth is not a result of the traumatic event itself, but the struggle of dealing with the realities of the trauma.

A Floody Reminder

Lights | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Music
Lights

Recently, Toronto was slammed with heavy storms and flash floods. Suddenly I had a flashback to my youth. It was 1996 and our family was living in Manila, The Philippines. My dad, who was out doing mission work in squatter areas every day, still hadn't come home. Hours passed. We didn't have cell phones or even beepers -- no way to communicate. We waited.

Musicians React To FloodTO

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Music

With essentially a month of rain descending on parts of Toronto in one hour Monday afternoon, people in the region were hit with an unprecedented delu...

Why Calgary Should Consider a Winter Stampede Post-Flood

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

The benefits of a winter carnival branded with the Stampede name are massive. Given how close the city was to seeing its biggest tourism event wiped out, having a cushion made of the dollars a second $150-million-plus annual festival would bring in may be worth discussion.

FLOODIQUETTE: 7 Civil Suggestions for Dealing with the Deluge

Sue Jacques | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Alberta
Sue Jacques

Alberta is about to mop up a massive mess. Mother Nature has shown us, in no uncertain terms, who the boss is. The ferocity of the floods we are facing is mind-boggling. Tens of thousands of people are displaced, countless homes and businesses are damaged, and an infinite number of dreams, plans, and schedules have been washed away. It is devastating.