2007 issue 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

In this our Fall issue, we have chosen to focus on Canada's Maritime Security ­primarily because of concerns following recent Senate Committee reports, and the obvious impact that a continued lack of reasonable maritime security would have on our safety and prosperity.

Senator Colin Kenny
BY CLIVE ADDY

One of the most comprehensive examinations of the state of our Maritime Security has been conducted by the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence. Where is this work headed and what expectations should we have?

Canadian Maritime Domestic Security
BY PETER AVIS

Canadians are learning that National Security is a modern imperative that requires profound thought, development, investment, resourcing, and most of all government leadership and action.

BY TONY BAUMGARTNER

As the nation reassesses its response to large scale disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and its preparedness for the threat of H5N1 flu pandemic, planners must also begin thinking about and preparing for the inevitable mass fatality management.

Canada-U.S. border partnerships in the St. Lawrence Seaway
BY ANDRÉ FECTEAU

The St. Lawrence Seaway creates unique smuggling opportunities.

BY SUNIL RAM

North Africa threatens to become a raging conflict zone.

BY THOMAS QUIGGIN

Recent events in Pakistan demonstrate that Al Qaeda is rebuilding its core capabilities.

Has Canada dropped the ball?
BY MIKE TODDINGTON

Ports around the world have, occasionaly, employed outside policing services for law enforcement and intelligence gathering to protect an industry that can well afford to pay full costs of these services. Such alternate initiatives have mostly failed.

BY RON MEYERS

The first Canadian standards for ­personal protective equipment for CBRN first responders.

BY NORMA REVELER

Effective security tools are now being used by homeland security and law enforcement.

BY DOUG HARRISON

A relatively new profession, many Emergency Management practitioners remain bound by the process of preparedness and response retarding growth of the profession and leading to programs that are less-suited to our rapidly changing environment.

One Last Thing
BY SCOTT NEWARK

Actions north of the 49th Parallel impact security to the south.