2016 issue 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BY SCOTT NEWARK

The new Government’s consultative decision making processes is highlighting a lack of progress in many areas. This article provides a quick synopsis on some border security issues that require immediate attention.

BY JONATHAN CALOF

The discussions and agreements from the recent summit of the "three amigos" are several items that affect safety and security and, more importantly, continued reinforcement of the importance of regionally-integrated solutions.

BY WARREN TKACHUK

Fire incidence rates for First Nations are more than double the rest of Canada. ­Monitored and sustainable funding can improve fire safety, response and education.

BY KEVIN HAMPSON

The world’s total forest area is just over 4 billion hectares. Wildland Forest Fighters around the globe prepare and train to tackle the unique challenges of extinguishing these costly wildfires.

Encouraging development of safety & security initiatives
BY JONATHAN CALOF

The Kanishka project is a government investment in terrorism-focused research. It provides for new safety and security tools, materials and knowledge to help to better understand terrorism in the Canadian context, and how policies and programs can best counter violent extremism.