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The Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast delivers current, relevant, and Canadian educational content for those who share our passion for disasters and their management. We believe that disasters are everyone's business, and that free and open access to education can drive the profession forward while improving preparedness for all Canadians. Listen as we interview leading experts in the field, review emerging and landmark publications, and debate important disaster issues. All this and more on EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian
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The Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast delivers current, relevant, and Canadian educational content for those who share our passion for disasters and their management. We believe that disasters are everyone's business, and that free and open access to education can drive the profession forward while improving preparedness for all Canadians. Listen as we interview leading experts in the field, review emerging and landmark publications, and debate important disaster issues. All this and more on EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian
Proud Partner of IAEM Canada, and the Alberta Podcast Network

    Muster The Troops - The Role Of The Military During Disaster

    Muster The Troops - The Role Of The Military During Disaster

    On this special Remembrance Day episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we discuss the ever-evolving role of the Canadian Armed Forces in Domestic Disaster Relief. Listen as we speak with former military officers Nick Grimshaw and Josh Bowen on what the military has to offer, and how to include them in your local disaster response. All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    • 34 min
    The Silent Alarm - Where Was Public Alerting During COVID

    The Silent Alarm - Where Was Public Alerting During COVID

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we discuss the notable absence of Emergency Public Alerting during the COVID-19 response so far. Did we leave a valuable tool in the toolbox? Or is public alerting just not 'All Hazards' enough for Pandemics? Special guest Jacob Westfall from PEASI helps us investigate!
    All this and more on EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    • 51 min
    #EPWeek2020 - E6 - The EPWeek2020 After Action Review

    #EPWeek2020 - E6 - The EPWeek2020 After Action Review

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we review what may well have been the most impact-full Emergency Preparedness Week ever! Listen as we speak to Rebecca Macklon, preparedness professional from the Alberta Emergency Management Agency about the new, and more holistic approach to disaster preparedness.

    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast - Current, Relevant, Canadian

    Episode Links:
    https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/ep-wk/index-en.aspx
    https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-emergency-management-agency.aspx#toc-1

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network - Powered by ATB

    • 27 min
    #EPWeek2020 - E5 - Geting To Know Disaster NGOs

    #EPWeek2020 - E5 - Geting To Know Disaster NGOs

    On this special Emergency Preparedness Week 2020 episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we speak with NGO SME Steve Elliot, on why getting to know your local capacity is so important.

    Favorite quote: 'The only thing worse than a lack of preparedness is the illusion of preparedness'

    Episode Links:
    https://oaem.ca/category/sub-blogs/ngo-alliance-of-ontario/

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network - Powered by ATB

    • 20 min
    #EPWeek2020 - E4 - Crisis And Coffee - A Cross Country COVID Conversation

    #EPWeek2020 - E4 - Crisis And Coffee - A Cross Country COVID Conversation

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we depart from our normal format, and opt for a coffee with friends, hosted by the Centre for Crisis and Risk Communications. Listen in as we discuss some of the challenges that COVID-19 has posed to effective communication!

    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    Episode Links:
    https://centreforcrisiscommunications.com/

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network - Powered by ATB

    • 21 min
    #EPWeek2020 - E3 - The Dragons Of Inaction - Why We Fail To Prepare - With Dr. Robert Gifford

    #EPWeek2020 - E3 - The Dragons Of Inaction - Why We Fail To Prepare - With Dr. Robert Gifford

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we explore

    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    Episode Links:
    http://www.dragonsofinaction.com/
    https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2011-09485-005
    http://www.dragonsofinaction.com/diagnose-your-dragons/
    http://www.dragonsofinaction.com/about/

    Like/Follow/Share:
    www.epicpodcast.ca
    @EPIC__podcast (twitter)
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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network - Powered by ATB

    • 32 min

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