2012 issue 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

(...and the Elephant in the Room)

BY CLIVE ADDY

Billions Spent, Millions Wasted

BY FRONTLINE MAGAZINES

Issues facing the EMS professionals across the country.

BY EDWARD R. MYERS

Interoperability is the glue that will bind effective and efficient pubic safety response operations in the future.

BY STEVE ROWLAND

A 3-Part History of EMS in Ontario

BY EDWARD R. MYERS

The Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety asserts that "Emergency medical service (EMS) provider organizations nationwide potentially expose patients, practitioners and members of the public to preventable risk of serious harm, in contrast with advances in safety practices that have been broadly implemented in many other healthcare settings in recent years."

BY JEFFREY KRAEGEL

That are Ready for Emergencies

BY RICHARD BRAY

Situational awareness is crucial in a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear and/or Explosive) incident. 

BY RICHARD BRAY

Canadians see Mexico on a split screen. On one side, they see a tourist paradise that attracts 1.5 million Canadians every year. On the other: a drug war that has claimed 50,000 lives in five years...

BY PASCAL RODIER

How Far Have We Come?

BY BLAIR WATSON

Protecting the Information Fortress

BY RICHARD BRAY

CCGA Volunteers provide SAR in Canada's Arctic

BY PIERRE BILODEAU

Manitoba`s Red River Flood

BY SEAN A. TRACEY

The Canadian government expects 500,000 highway capable plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) on Canadian roads by 2018.

BY ANDRE FECTEAU

Saskatchewan

BY SCOTT NEWARK

When it comes to security related matters, co-ordination of activities is an essential element of success.

BY TIM LYNCH

Maritime Cooperation in the Malacca Strait.