Canada Hurricanes

Haiti Faces A Long Road To Recovery After Hurricane Matthew

Megan Radford | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada Impact
Megan Radford

When you add in the damage to roads, schools and clinics, combined with the risk of waterborne diseases like cholera that are increasing due to flooding, the people of Haiti are in desperate need. But they are also resilient. These photos tell a story of great tragedy, community cooperation, and the strength of Haiti's people to get up and begin rebuilding.

Hurricane Looks Like A Skull In Creepy Satellite Image

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada

Hurricane Matthew, which has devastated parts of the Caribbean, deserves this colour treatment.

Haiti's Resolve Is Stronger Than The Winds Of Hurricane Matthew

UNICEF Canada | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Impact

It is Sunday at 2 p.m., local time. I am in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, waiting, together with 10 million people. Waiting for the impact of yet another burden on the already heavily loaded shoulders of this amazing country.

The Overlooked Group of Climate Change Fighters

David Fogarty | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Impact
David Fogarty

There are a group of people often overlooked in the fight against climate change and they can be one of our greatest allies as we figure out how to limit the damage from extreme weather, rising seas and threats to food security. They are the millions of indigenous people who live in the world's remaining forests. Often overlooked, ignored, marginalized and attacked, they stand at the heart of a global solution on climate change that all of us, whether we live in big cities or remote villages, can benefit from.

An Economic Case To Protect Our Natural Treasures

Sangita Iyer | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

In a world dominated by the almighty dollar, it's becoming more important now than ever before to put a price tag to our natural treasures, as human i...

Why Sandy? How Hurricane Names Are Chosen

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Living

We know what you're probably thinking: They could've chosen any name for a hurricane that has so far claimed 69 lives in the Caribbean, 33 in the U.S....

This Is The Story Of The Hurricanes

CBC | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada

Storm experts are predicting a normal hurricane season in Atlantic Canada this year, with between four and eight storms making it to hurricane strengt...

What To Expect

CP | The Canadian Press, The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - The early arrival of a tropical storm off the U.S. east coast does not mean Eastern Canada should brace for a particularly active hurricane ...

Newfoundland Escapes The Brunt Of Maria

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Southeastern Newfoundland "dodged a bullet" Friday as the worst of hurricane Maria veered just shy of St. John's, though it still w...

Tropical Storm Maria Could Hit Atlantic Canada

CBC | Posted 11.14.2011 | Canada

Tropical Storm Maria is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds to Atlantic Canada and hit eastern Newfoundland the hardest, according to the Ca...

Irene To Blow Into Canada Late Sunday

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Forecasters say the impact of hurricane Irene will be felt across a wide swath of Eastern Canada as the sprawling storm is expected to track...