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Crisis Communication

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to crises across multiple spheres, and this has often caused panic or confusion, prompting behaviors that exhaust resources and spread infection. The pandemic has also changed the way businesses and organizations operate, including how they communicate with employees and other stakeholders [1]. It stands to reason that the need for communication is more than usual in a time of crisis. However, there is a delicate balance between addressing the individual’s communication needs and overwhelming … Read More

Rural or Urban? Doesn’t Matter in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan has 651,900 square kilometres with a population, in 2017, of  1,174,000 people; Half of the population is almost evenly distributed between Regina and Saskatoon, the rest of it is spread in roughly 435,000 square kilometres (1); this area is covered by 105 ground ambulance services, air ambulance and STARS. According to Statistics Canada, The term “urban” was used intuitively for a concentration of population at high density or a population of at least 1,000 and a density of 400 … Read More