Flood Response in Eastern Canada

| Posted By: Helen Suk
Flood Response in Eastern Canada

In April 2019, snowmelt and rainfall overwhelmed parts of Eastern Canada. Along the Ottawa River, flooding reached record levels as residents struggled to save their homes. As the floodwaters recede, homeowners are facing the continued physical and mental challenges of displacement, and the dangers of infection from contaminated water and mould. Each passing day presents greater risk, greater costs and greater hardship for the communities... Read More »

Team Rubicon Canada Rolls Out Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Last March, Team Rubicon Canada was excited to deliver Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) to 12 Greyshirt volunteers in Calgary. We have a dense population of veterans, first responders and civilians who are regularly exposed to disaster zones, making suicide intervention a life-saving skill for our volunteers to have. What is ASIST? ASIST, a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid, teaches participants how... Read More »