Tour a wildfire resilient home: Canada's insurers contribute to Emergency
Preparedness Week

JASPER, AB, April 14 /CNW/ - The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) invites members of the media to tour a wildfire resilient home. As part of the insurance industry's ongoing commitment to educate Canadian homeowners about disaster safety, ICLR has once again chosen Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2-8) to unveil its latest home retrofit project, this time in Jasper, Alberta.

    Where:  1 Brewster Crescent, Jasper, Alberta
    When:   Wednesday, May 5 at 10 a.m. - 12:00 noon

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Established in 1998 by Canada's property and casualty insurers, ICLR is an independent, not-for-profit research institute based in Toronto and at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. ICLR is a centre of excellence for disaster loss prevention research and education. ICLR's research staff is internationally recognized for pioneering work in a number of fields including wind and seismic engineering, atmospheric sciences, water resources engineering and economics. Multi-disciplined research is a foundation for ICLR's work to build communities more resilient to disasters.

SOURCE Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

For further information: For further information: Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director, ICLR, tel. (416) 364-8677, ext. 3216, cell (416) 277-5827, fax (416) 364-5889,

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