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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

    All Creatures Great And Small - Preparing Livestock For Disaster

    All Creatures Great And Small - Preparing Livestock For Disaster

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we chat with Dr. Moggy about the complexities of managing livestock during disaster, and the risks and resilience associated with rural emergencies.

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

    Episode Links:
    AFAC Emergency Preparedness page - https://www.afac.ab.ca/resources/emergency-preparedness/
    ALERT Line - https://www.afac.ab.ca/alertline/
    Emergency Livestock Handling Equipment Trailers - https://www.afac.ab.ca/programs-and-events/trailers/
    Government of Canada Emergency Preparedness for Farm Animals - https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/frm-nmls/frm-nmls-eng.pdf
    In Case of Emergency (I.C.E.) Animal Form - https://www.afac.ab.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/I.C.E.-Form-Final.pdf
    Animal Health Emergency Management Project - https://animalhealth.ca/
    Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals - https://www.nfacc.ca/codes-of-practice
    AgSafe Alberta - https://www.agsafeab.ca/Default.aspx

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network

    • 20 min
    Talking Your Way Out Of Disaster - Operationalizing Crisis Comms

    Talking Your Way Out Of Disaster - Operationalizing Crisis Comms

    In this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast we chat with Shawna Bruce about why your communication team needs to be more closely connected to operations. What can you do to improve your crisis comms skills this #EPWeek2021?
    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    Episode Links:
    http://rcfp.pbworks.com/f/MessageMapping.pdf

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network

    • 32 min
    Leading With Empathy - The Importance Of A Trauma Informed Approach In Emergency Management

    Leading With Empathy - The Importance Of A Trauma Informed Approach In Emergency Management

    In this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we discuss something that is often in short supply during disaster: Empathy. To that end we interview Vanessa Howard on the importance of a Trauma Informed Approach in Emergency Management.
    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    Episode Links:
    http://trauma-informed.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Trauma-informed_Toolkit.pdf

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network

    • 26 min
    Preparing For Preparedness - Your Guide To EPWeek2021 With AEMA

    Preparing For Preparedness - Your Guide To EPWeek2021 With AEMA

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we explore the ‘how to’ behind motivating preparedness. How do you effectively communicate preparedness information? What events, organizations, and leaders should you be leveraging to get your message out? Listen as preparedness experts Rebecca Macklon and Christina Hodnett take us through how they built Alberta’s new preparedness program, and what you can do to have a successful #EPWeek2021!

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

    Episode Links:
    https://www.alberta.ca/emergency-preparedness-week.aspx
    https://www.alberta.ca/hazard-preparedness.aspx
    https://www.alberta.ca/emergency-preparedness.aspx
    https://www.alberta.ca/pet-preparedness.aspx?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=poster&utm_campaign=GoA&utm_term=PetPrep
    https://www.alberta.ca/farm-animals-and-livestock-preparedness.aspx?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=poster&utm_campaign=GoA&utm_term=RuralPrep

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    Hosts:
    Grayson Cockett
    Dr. Joshua Bezanson

    Epic Podcast is Sponsored by the Alberta Podcast Network

    • 45 min
    Effective Exercises And Crisis Comms - DEMCON Debrief Part 2

    Effective Exercises And Crisis Comms - DEMCON Debrief Part 2

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we chat with Ontario Disaster and Emergency Management Conference speakers Anton Holland and Richard Moreau about building a successful exercise design program, and the pearls and pitfalls of crisis comms which have become so important during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    • 43 min
    Turning Off Normal - DEMCon Debrief Part 1

    Turning Off Normal - DEMCon Debrief Part 1

    On this episode of Emergency Preparedness in Canada (EPIC) Podcast, we debrief speakers from one of the largest disaster conferences in Canada: The Ontario Disaster and Emergency Management Conference. Our feature speaker, Magda Sulzycki, walks us through some techniques to 'unfreeze' organizations facing crisis, and how effective program building is a key competency for all Emergency Managers.
    All this and more on this episode of EPIC Podcast: Current, Relevant, Canadian

    • 41 min

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