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Canada, U.S. discussing ‘NORAD-like approach’ to disaster management: Blair

June 13, 2023 
By Avert staff

Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair says he’s in discussions with U.S. officials, including the head of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, about closer co-operation on disaster management.

In an interview with CBC’s The House, Blair said, “We’ve been talking about even a NORAD-like approach,” to “borderless” natural hazards, while acknowledging the jurisdiction of and need for consultation and co-operation with provinces and territories.

Read more from the CBC here.


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