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  • Improving Flood Resilience

    Improving Flood Resilience

    The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) is an applied research centre with a national focus within the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo. The Intact Centre works with homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, the impacts of extreme weather and climate change.



  • Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

    Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

    Smoke alarms save lives. That’s why smoke detector checks are a necessary and effective way to protect your building and the people in it from smoke and fire emergencies. And it doesn’t take a lot of effort to keep yours working properly. Use the tips below to ensure your smoke detectors are up to snuff. In a true fire emergency, working smoke detectors could mean the difference between life and death. Check your smoke detectors today to keep your home or business as safe as possible.



  • Severe weather claims reach record level

    Severe weather claims reach record level

    According to a report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), insured damage for floods, windstorms, ice storms and tornadoes reached $1.9 billion in 2018.



  • Commercial Water Damage: Know The Facts

    Commercial Water Damage:  Know The Facts

    Every commercial building is different, but each one is at risk for water damage. Although there may be safety measures in place to keep your commercial property protected, problems like burst pipes, frozen plumbing lines or backed up drains can’t always be prevented.

    The experts at ServiceMaster Restore want to ensure you have the facts when it comes to commercial property water damage.



  • Be Alert Ready

    Be Alert Ready

    Alert Ready is a national service designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving emergency alert messages to Canadians. Emergency alerts are distributed on radio, TV and now, most recently ,on compatible wireless devices to help ensure the public has the critical information they need in emergencies to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families.



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