By: Nathan Normoyle Vice President – National Operations Access Restoration Services Ltd Earlier this year, Toronto mayor, John Tory, announced that a comprehensive series of inspections would be carried out to numerous apartment buildings in Toronto. This work, he said, would be carried out by a team of workers directed by the Electrical Safety Authority… Continue reading

By Jacob Westfell Wireless public alerting has been with us for one year already! Since April 2018, the CRTC has mandated that all wireless service providers in Canada distribute emergency alerts sent from Canada’s national public alerting system, Alert Ready, to their subscribers.  These alerts are generated by emergency officials across Canada to warn the… Continue reading

Background: The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) Student Awards were created to showcase the upcoming talent we have within our growing emergency management community. The criteria sought after for the OAEM Student Awards are as follows: high academic excellence, volunteerism, a high level of enthusiasm and interest in emergency management field and contributions to… Continue reading

By Joe Gagliano ACCESS RESTORATION SERVICES There’s no doubt the commercial landscape has changed. Industries and businesses are under tremendous pressure. Shutting down operations for a few weeks or even a few days is simply not an option. Today, disaster recovery and restoration mean it’s imperative we work quickly and closely with our clients to… Continue reading