TABLE OF CONTENTS 2005 issue 6

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

In Brief

BY CLIVE ADDY

When an emergency arises, Canadians expect results. The present multi-level approach must include the highest level of collaboration at the most crucial time.

The Honourable Anne McLennan
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

PSEPC was created with a mandate to build and implement national policies for emergency management, national security, and public safety. Minister McLellan discusses some of the many priorities facing her department.

BY PHIL O'GARR

Many attempts have been made by people within the military, public service and private citizens to change the way explosives are governed in this country. Where does the resistance come from? Could it be that those who could rectify the situation are unaware of the problem?

BY MGen MICHAEL HINDMARSH

As military professionals, we have a duty to ensure that our soldiers are well equipped, in every sense of the word, to meet the challenge of terrorism.

BY JOE VARNER

Al Qaeda has long had a fascination with maritime targets and has a history of going after these interests with only limited success.

BY J.P. RICHARDS

On the front lines against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda a new threat is emerging which could potentially undermine the excellent work accomplished thus far.

BY MARK GILES

While many are aware that military police patrol bases and Department of National Defence (DND) property across the country, most are not familiar with the extensive support services behind these frontline-policing activities.

BY FRAN YANOR

Through applying Lessons Learned from the Green Ribbon Task Force, police find that ­cooperation is key to solving cross-jurisdictional cases.

BY KAREN SHEWBRIDGE

Last month, Defence R&D Canada (DRDC) led international surveillance-oriented trials off the coast of Nova Scotia. The 3-week long Maritime Sensor Integration Experiment (MARSIE) trial will directly contribute to Canada’s ability to conduct high-tech surveillance and secure its coastal approaches against potential threats and illegal activities.

BY KEN POLE

Imagine more than 700 aircraft in a country’s airspace in one day. Not generally a big deal. Then imagine them without a single pilot aboard.

BY JACQUES SHORE

The terrorist actions of September 11, 2001, and subsequent tragedies such as the Madrid and London bombings, have highlighted the threat to our public safety, national security, and our economic security.

BY MARK DUNCAN

With its letters and logo emblazoned on the badges of more than 4,300 airport screening officers, most Canadians boarding a flight in this country should recognize the name CATSA (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority). Few, however, are fully aware of its critical role in the global security system.

BY RICHARD COHEN

The sudden arrival of international terrorism on our doorstep stimulated a burgeoning new industrial dimension; homeland security and public safety technology.