FrontLine Safety & Security 2012: ISSUE 1

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


Manitoba`s Red River Flood

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

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

CCGA Volunteers provide SAR in Canada's Arctic

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."

In this issue we have focused on Emergency Response, primarily medical, and reflect on some serious proposals on Emergency Medical Services in Ontario. The Culture of Safety exposes responder safety challenges and highlights some innovations to resolve some of those issues.

Billions Spent, Millions Wasted

A 3-Part History of EMS in Ontario

Solutions Showcase

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...

That are Ready for Emergencies

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

Issues facing the EMS professionals across the country.

How Far Have We Come?

Maritime Cooperation in the Malacca Strait.

Protecting the Information Fortress