Nepal Is Years From Recovery, But Full of Hope

Michael Messenger | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Impact
Michael Messenger

Life in Nepal is nowhere near returning to normal, and will not be for many years to come. If your house and place of business had crumbled to the ground, and you were sleeping under a tent in the local park, croissants and gasoline wouldn't mean much -- especially if your children were coping with emotional distress like the children in Nepal.

The Donations You Made to Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Saved Their Lives

Michael Messenger | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Impact
Michael Messenger

Canadians are also helping ensure children and their families don't go hungry, thirsty or sleep out in the open. A child's healing and well-being is about more than just a safe place to play during the day. We know the importance of a warm, dry place to sleep, and a pot of nourishing food bubbling on the stove or fire at day's end.

Typhoons Are Only Getting More Powerful as the Planet Warms

David Fogarty | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada
David Fogarty

The intensity of tropical cyclones striking East Asia has sharply increased over the past 30 years and major cities and ports such as Shanghai in China could face a greater threat from more powerful storms in future, a study published on Thursday shows.

17 Canadians Still Missing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs officials are still trying to track down 17 Canadians who remain unaccounted for in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.But they ...

Blame Canada's Carbon Complacency for the Philippine Typhoon

Kevin Grandia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Kevin Grandia

Typhoon Haiyan is the latest and most poignant, not to mention the most tragic, example of what is in store for humanity as governments like Canada continue to allow fossil fuel producers to pump carbon pollution into our atmosphere unregulated. So if we know that the intensity and devastating impacts of Typhoon Haiyan are a result of climate change and record levels of industrial greenhouse gas, what is Canada's level of responsibility for what happened in the Philippines?

Coquitlam Steps Up

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Rose Samaniego first heard about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, her first thought was one of deep worry. She was ...

B.C. To Donate Thousands

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The government of B.C. is promising $300,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief aid in the Philippines. Premier Christy Clark says the provincial government ...

"I Learned the Smell of Death"

Mikhaela de Leon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Mikhaela de Leon

I will never forget that trip to the Tacloban Airport -- it was noontime, and the air was already humid and stale, a far cry from the billowing winds of Typhoon Haiyan two days prior. A jeepney driver ahead told us to cover our noses as we passed, for the air reeked of the dead. "Where are the bodies?" I asked him. "There in the rubble," he said.

4 Filipino-Montrealers Missing

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Four people from Montreal’s Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood are missing in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the island nation in South...

$5 Million In Aid For Typhoon Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

WINNIPEG - Canadians with family members in the Philippines were anxiously watching TVs and the internet for news of a massive typhoon that has devast...