Events have illustrated that both developed and under-developed countries can be overwhelmed by climatic events, and that people living in Canada may be vulnerable to climate risks.
The NSICP annual report, which had been delivered to the PM in December 2018, has now been released to the public. It covers topics of intelligence priorities, defence intelligence activities, legal authorities, plus oversight and accountability. Numerous federal departments and agencies were involved: CBSA; CSIS; CSE; Justice; DND and the Canadian Armed Forces; FINTRAC; GAC; IRCC; Integrated Terrorism Assessment Centre; PCO; Public Safety; RCMP; and Transport Canada.
Hurricanes are dangerous and can cause major damage because of storm surge, wind damage, and flooding. Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem – find out how rain, wind, water could happen where you live so you can start preparing now. Storm surge is historically the leading cause of hurricane-related deaths. Learn how to prepare for a hurricane.
(July 2018) A new Electronic Devices Privacy Handbook released by the BC Civil Liberties Association and the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) will help travellers understand their data privacy rights at border crossings, offers best practices for securing digital devices, and what to do if you've been searched.
States from outside the Arctic region do not have territorial sovereignty in the Arctic, but they do have rights in respect of scientific research, navigation, overflight, fishing, laying of submarine cables and pipelines in the high seas and other relevant sea areas in the Arctic Ocean. As an active participant, builder and contributor in Arctic affairs, this white paper highlights China's basic positions on Arctic affairs, and elaborates on policy goals, basic principles and major policies and positions regarding its engagement in Arctic affairs.
This paper by Luis de la Corte and Andrea Giménez-Salinas offers a short review of the scientific literature about three main issues related to suicide violence.
Economic security promotes happiness, and is beneficial for growth and social stability. This is a central finding of a new ILO report, which attempts for the first time to measure social and economic security of individuals and countries around the world.
(Oslo – March 2009) Norwegian Defense Research Establishment Research Fellow, Petter Nesser, presented this paper: "Understanding Jihadism: Origins, Evolution and Future Perspectives".
(2005) Marine shipments of hazardous chemical cargo may be attractive terrorist targets because of their large volume and inherent toxicity or flammability. The Maritime Transportation Security Act and the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code give the U.S. Coast Guard far-ranging authority over the security of hazardous marine shipping. The agency has developed port security plans addressing how to deploy federal, state, and local resources to prevent terrorist attacks.