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Blog | December 8, 2023

Calian CARES—Land-Based Knowledge in Emergency Management Practices

Over the last 13 years, First Nations communities in Canada have experienced over 1,300 emergencies, leading to over 580 evacuations, and affecting over 130,000 people. Furthermore, Indigenous Services Canada spends up to 3.5 times more on response and recovery from emergences than on preparedness and mitigation activities. A better approach is needed.

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Blog | December 7, 2023

Calian CARES—Calian Works with Metis National Council to Create Emergency Management Review

Climate change is heightening the risk of natural hazards across the world, and First Nations communities are uniquely vulnerable. Recent research shows that Indigenous communities are roughly 18 times more likely than non-indigenous communities to be evacuated during an emergency, due largely to their remote locations, aging infrastructure and challenging socio-economic circumstances.

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Blog | December 7, 2023

Calian CARES—Calian Restores Vital Communications Links Following Wildfires on Maui

In August 2023, a series of devastating wildfires raged across the Hawaiian Island of Maui. Approximately 115 people were killed, and nearly 3,000 structures damaged or destroyed by fire. The wildfires go down as among the world’s deadliest on record.

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Blog | December 7, 2023

Calian CARES: Calian Collaborates with BC Communities to Prepare for Extreme Heat Risks

With global temperatures rising past 1.1ºC above pre-industrial levels, the effects of climate change are being felt across the world. Melting glaciers and rising sea levels present risks to environments, communities and people. As part of our ESG strategy, Calian is committed to addressing this issue in alignment with the UN’s sustainable development goals toward climate change.

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Blog | October 10, 2023

Unleashing the Potential of Machine Learning and AI

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have become buzzwords in the business world. These cutting-edge technologies have the potential to revolutionize industry and help forward-thinking businesses create increasingly innovative solutions that help to improve efficiency, save time and solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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Blog | September 29, 2023

Calian CARES: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation—Calian Donates $10,000 to Indspire

Indspire invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of the individuals, their families, their communities and Canada.

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Blog | September 28, 2023

Calian CARES: Calian Makes $10,000 Donation to Canadian Red Cross Canada Wildfire Fund

Money raised goes to those affected by the 2023 wildfire season, supporting pan-Canada relief, recovery and risk reduction efforts.

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Blog | May 9, 2023

#FacesOfCalian: Steve Dowker

Get to know the Calian team with our Faces of Calian series!

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Blog | March 24, 2023

Calian Delivers Domestic Operations Exercises: Training the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for Domestic Response

Calian successfully delivered two exercises for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), preparing them for activation as part of a domestic disaster response, in their role of providing aid to the civil authority.

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Blog | January 18, 2023

Meet the Board Blog Series: Ronald Richardson, Corporate Director and Board Member

Eight company- and shareholder-elected members make up the Calian Group Ltd. Board of Directors. The Board contributes to the strategy and governance of Calian. This “Meet the Board Blog Series” profiles each board member.

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Blog | December 19, 2022

Creating New Ways to Bridge Healthcare Gaps

Thanks to emerging technologies and this digital transformation among providers and patients, there is real opportunity to improve the patient experience and help address existing barriers in our healthcare system.

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Blog | November 3, 2022

In Case of Emergency… Have a Plan

When an emergency occurs, it’s too late to plan or rehearse the response. Fires, floods and other disasters don’t pause while you get ready to address them. Policies, plans and procedures for response must be in place long before they are needed.

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