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Interview: Dr Jim Anderson
(2016,
issue 4)
[field_writer2]

Dr. Jim Anderson manages the Biological Warfare Threat Medical Countermeasures project at the Deptartment of National Defence (DND). He recently sat down with FrontLine editor Chris MacLean to discuss the challenges and implications of the biological threat and related preparedness requirements.

An interview with Christyn Cianfarani
(2015,
issue 3)
BY BRIAN BERUBE [field_writer2]

Q: What new and interesting things can we expect at this year’s conference/showcase?

Interview: Paramedics
(2014,
issue 2)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

FrontLine’s Executive Editor, Clive Addy, recently took the opportunity to speak with Dwayne Forsman, the Chief Administrative Officer of the Paramedic Association of Canada and Greg Forsyth, Superintendent Special operations of the Ottawa Paramedic Service some questions about the evolution of their profession over the last years and get their opinions on future general needs and responsibilities. Dwayne has been a Paramedic for 37 years, in both rural and urban environments.

Interview: Dr Michael Kempa
(2013,
issue 3)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Dr Michael Kempa is an Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Ottawa, and a freelance journalist who enjoys diving into the messy reality of the politics and economics of policing and security. Editor Clive Addy talks to him about the current situation of rising costs without the benefit of rising budgets.

Senator Hugh Segal
(2013,
issue 2)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Clive Addy: First, might I thank you, Senator, for accepting to do this interview. A few years ago, terrorism was seen as something that happened elsewhere and was performed on and by people other than Canadians. How times have changed! Today and most recently, Canadians have witnessed fellow citizens being involved in terrorist activity, funding and support around the world.

Jean Pierre Fortin
(2013,
issue 1)
BY SCOTT NEWARK [field_writer2]

The Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), as it is now called, has followed in the tradition of its precursor and remains at the forefront of adaptation to the changes implied and imposed by the Beyond the Border initiatives of Canada and the US. In October 2011, the National Convention of the CIU elected by acclamation Jean Pierre Fortin as its National President.

(2013,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Q. After two years in a very dynamic realm of major change at the CBSA what do you view as the three major accomplishments of your agency in securing our borders in an efficient manner and what, in your view, are the three greatest challenges in the next three years?

RCMP C/Supt Joe Oliver
(2013,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police since 1986, Chief Superintendent Oliver became Director General Border Integrity in April 2009. He was responsible for overseeing the delivery of five law enforcement programs that contribute to the national security of Canada, and the protection of Canadians from terrorism, orga­nized crime, and other ­border-related criminality.

James Arden Barnett
(2011,
issue 1)
BY EDWARD R. MYERS [field_writer2]

An interview with Rear Admiral (Ret) James Arden Barnett, Chief, Federal Communications Commission,U.S. Bureau of Public Safety and Homeland Security,discussing the 700MHz bandwidth situation in the USA.

Lt-General Michael Jeffery
(2010,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]
Canada Must Face the Potential for Domestic and Global Threats!

Brian Rexrod
(2010,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Q:How much damage can be mitigated if major companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, or, in Canada, Rogers, Bell and Telus provide the security before it reaches the user as your Chief of Security suggested last year?

Commissioner Bud Mercer
(2009,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]
Vancouver 2010

Q:As Chief Operating Officer responsible for the security 2010 Games, what is the scope and role of your challenge as you see it since your arrival in November 2007?

Dr. Ed Amoroso
(2008,
issue 4)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Dr. Ed Amoroso, AT&T’s Chief Security Officer, with over 20 years in this field, was in Ottawa recently, speaking at a Cyber Security Conference by the ­Conference Board of Canada on Proactive Defence of Critical Systems and Information.

Jim Facette
(2008,
issue 2)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Our Editor, Clive Addy, recently conducted an interview with Mr. Jim Facette, President and CEO of the Canadian Airports Council to get an update on the state of security at the airports in Canada.

Q:What are the major accomplishments in ensuring the Security of Canadians at our airports since 2001?

Senator Colin Kenny
(2007,
issue 3)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

One of the most knowledgeable and comprehensive examinations of the state of our Maritime Security has been one conducted by the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence. For the last six years, during its study, it has heard testimony, examined data, held regional hearings and visited our ports. The Committee has twice published its recommendations in ominously titled reports: Canada’s Coastlines The longest undefended borders in the World (2003), and a rather damning update of this initial report, entitled simply Coasts (2007).

Ron Moran
(2006,
issue 4)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

In 2004, the Martin government formed the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) by moving parts of the former Customs and Revenue Agency and parts of Immigration into this entity as a Separate Operating Agency under Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada. In August 2006 in Vancouver, Prime Minister Harper reiterated his government’s commitment to reinforce the security along our border with the United States, and in recent months both U.S.

Interview: Dr David Butler-Jones
(2006,
issue 2)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Dr. David Butler-Jones has presided over Canadian and North American professional associations, and participates in international professional work sessions and has worked in many parts of Canada. As Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, he heads the newly created Public Health Agency of Canada, providing leadership on the government’s efforts to protect the health and safety of all Canadians. After 18 months in this position, FrontLine Security had the opportunity to interview him about his responsibilities with the new Public Health Agency.

Interview: Julian Fantino
(2006,
issue 1)
BY CLIVE ADDY [field_writer2]

Almost one year after his appointment as Commissioner of Emergency Manage­ment for the Province of Ontario, Clive Addy, FrontLine Security’s Executive Editor, interviewed Julian Fantino about his thoughts on Security and Emergency Management.