2015 issue 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BY TIM DUNNE

Too often, Canadians dismiss terrorist threats, warnings and close calls. That kind of thinking is dangerous.

Significant contributions by real people
BY VIKRAM KULKARNI

Fulfilling the duty of care imposed by common law and legislation is an imperative.

BY ETTORE CONTESTABILE

CERL, the Canadian Explosives Research Laboratory of Natural Resources Canada is working to protect critical infrastructure.

Innovation
BY RICHARD BRAY

Unmanned systems have the potential to extend first responders’ capabilities and do the ‘dull, dirty and dangerous’ tasks.

BY RICHARD BRAY

Research at the National Research Council facilities promises enhanced tools for the first responders of tomorrow.

Managing global infectious disease threats
BY DR SHANE RENWICK

Veterinarians work on the interface between humans and animals and therefore play a major role in mitigating such disease threats.

BY JONATHAN CALOF

A look at why conference events are so good for intelligence gathering, and how best to capitalize on opportunities.

BY SCOTT NEWARK

The ‘security’ and ‘public safety’ sectors differ in some ways and overlap in others. Synergies can be magnified to create an integrated national security strategy.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

The new mandate letter signals political will to prioritize the icebreaker capability.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

It’s time for a rejuvenated strategy for Search and Rescue ­that includes members of the First Nations.

BY JONATHAN CALOF

This letter goes to the heart of a request to re-assess some of your election pledges based on pivotal “events” that are changing the global landscape.

An interview with Christyn Cianfarani
BY BRIAN BERUBE

CADSI President Christyn Cianfarani talks of new and interesting changes we can expect at Securetech this year. 

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

The public safety, emergency management event organized by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI).