The Canadian Disaster Database (CDD) contains detailed disaster information on more than 1000 natural, technological and conflict events (excluding war) that have happened since 1900 at home or abroad and that have directly affected Canadians.

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Bitcoin – What Is It?

Bitcoin has been mentioned in the media on almost a daily basis, but what is it? Find out how Bitcoins are created, if they are considered a real currency, and their risks.

Get Prepared


Floods are the most frequent natural hazard in Canada. They can occur at any time of the year and are most often caused by heavy rainfall, rapid melting of a thick snow pack, ice jams, or more rarely, the failure of a natural or man-made dam.



Victims of Crime - Staying Informed

Victims of Crime - Staying Informed
This booklet is a guide that provides victims with information on what they are entitled to know, how to obtain that information, the role victims can play in CSC's and PBC's decision-making process, and other services offered at the federal level.

Did You Know?

We release about 80 cyber alerts each year for IT professionals and managers of critical infrastructure. The Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre is focused on the protection of national critical infrastructure against cyber incidents.