Hurricane Katrina

How Calgary Can Learn from New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Recovering from one of the most damaging natural disasters in Canadian history also means assessing the toll of the flood. There are some good reasons why New Orleans' situation is vastly different from the challenges Calgary confronts. However, Calgary faces some tests that New Orleans didn't.

My Interview With Soledad O'Brien: On Career, Motherhood and More

Erica Diamond | Posted 01.17.2013 | Canada Living
Erica Diamond

When I met Soledad O'Brien for the first time in New York City, I was truly intrigued. Soledad was on her day off when we chatted. She was leaving the gym, and en route to do some errands as a multi-tasking career mom. Without further ado, I give you my interview with the brilliant and charismatic, Soledad O'Brien.

The Next Thing to Worry About Post-Sandy? Infectious Disease

Jason Tetro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy, are common worldwide and leave the affected public vulnerable to the harsh realities of nature, including the onslaught of infectious diseases. The reality of any disaster of this magnitude is that public health measures are all but forgotten as people do everything they can to survive. The viruses will surely arrive before the area has recovered.

The Most Expensive Disaster Year Ever

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Business

The economic cost of disasters in 2011 was the highest in history — costing at least $380 billion, mainly due to earthquakes in Japan and New Zealan...

Recovering From Katrina

Romeo Vitelli | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada
Romeo Vitelli

On my recent visit to New Orleans, I looked forward to seeing how well the city has recovered from the devastating impact that Hurricane Katrina had o...

5 Current And Former New Orleans Cops Guilty In Post-Katrina Shootings

CP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada

NEW ORLEANS - A federal jury has convicted five current or former police officers of civil rights violations in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans ...