Hail climatology for Canada: An update

Article written for the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction’s (ICLR) Cat Tales, January/February 2018: On February 15, ICLR released Hail climatology for Canada: An update. The report was written by David Etkin, Associate Professor of Disaster Management at York University. The paper serves as an update to Etkin’s Canada’s Hail Climatology: 1977-1993, prepared for ICLR […]

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Improving Safety Through Simulating Wildfire Response

Improving Safety Through Simulating Wildfire Response Steven Gwynne, Ph.D., Research Officer, NRC Construction – Fire Safety, National Research Council Canada Wildland fires represent an important safety issue in many regions of the world – including Canada. This is complicated by the current location and possible future expansion of wildland-urban interfaces (WUI) posing severe challenges from a […]

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