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Alert Ready is almost ready

Despite the glitches during testing, the Alert Ready system is largely seen as a step in the right direction for emergency management in Canada.

No danger after freight train derailment near Quebec-Ontario border

Quebec's public security minister offered assurances Tuesday that nothing leaked into a nearby river after a Canadian Pacific freight train derailment just east of the Ontario border.

The human cost of emergency response

While resources vary widely across the country, they are generally not nearly enough. The paramedic profession needs to come together to identify strategies they can use to help prevent and lessen mental health problems.
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Security Insider: Emergency Management in Health Care

VIDEO: Hospitals can be extremely busy and unpredictable. Preparation, planning and training can go a long way towards stabilizing the environment and promoting safety and security. Experts in emergency management and health-care security discuss appropriate procedures and best practices. » Read full article

Q&A: Pierre Trudel, director of G7 exercise program

For two and a half days in April, the Government of Canada ran a large-scale G7 Summit preparation and security exercise led by Pierre Trudel, Director of Strategic Planning and Exercise Program for the G7 Federal Security Pillar. Simon Doyle had the chance to interview Trudel about the exercise. » Read full article

Defining the Emergency Manager Role

VIDEO: In our emergency management roundtable, experts and emergency managers discussed the major issues affecting the field today. While security and emergency management both focus on preventing and coping with disruptions they go about this task in very different ways. » Read full article

Getting the threat: encouraging co-operation between security and emergency management departments

Security and emergency management practitioners often point to the mindset of “It will never happen here” as a major challenge in implementing and maintaining resilient cultures, but why is this attitude still pervasive? » Read full article

ASIS Toronto Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Location: Angus Glen, Toronto, Ont.
Date: August 22, 2018
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, NB
Date: September 12, 2018
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Retail Secure 2018

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 20, 2018
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ISCPP Symposium

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: September 20-21, 2018
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Cannabis in Retail Forum

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 21, 2018
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Global Security Exchange

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: September 23-27, 2018
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