2012 issue 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BY SCOTT NEWARK

One Last Thing: the right, the wrong, and the required (visible accountability).

BY CLIVE ADDY

A synopsis of recent CBRNE reports and outlining plans created to prepare Canada and the U.S. against potential CBRNE threats and incidents.

BY TIM LYNCH

Emphasizing protection, safety and law enforcement, the Maritime Unit provides a year-round search and rescue.

BY ANDRE FECTEAU

Saguenay's emergency response has become a series of procedures and local EMS are beginning to raise awareness on the importance of emergency preparedness.

BY ARTHUR HSIEH

Fast, furious, and full of major structural concerns to be addressed.

Looking at options for renewing the Coast Guard helicopter fleet.

BY TIM LYNCH

Balancing global & domestic obligations in the new "maritime century".

The Urgent Need for Search and Rescue
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS, BY MARK DUNCAN and MICHAEL DOREY

Arctic tourism is creating a growing need for SAR in the North. The rise in Acrtic grounding incidents has shifted Canada’s focus to what needs to be done in the upcoming years for Arctic SAR.

BY RAY BOISVERT

What are the consequences of acting on erroneous information? It’s important to ascertain who the threat actors are.

BY JIM PHILLIPS

The Canadian/U.S. relationship in the 21st century requires a cooperative perimeter strategy. New action plans set by our leaders set the stage to address these growing border concerns.

BY EDWARD R. MYERS

What do we really know about the volume of illicit tobacco trade other than low risk and high profits? Not much.

BY HAFEEZ RUPANI

The risks of contracting with the government are often not fully appreciated.

BY RICHARD BRAY

Winning the Howard Hughes award for helicopter technology improvement, Eurocopter's X3 exceeds company expectations during flight tests and remains low cost.

Editor's Corner
BY CLIVE ADDY

We are on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the creation of a single Canadian federal department focused on “Public Safety.”