Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP) to close


After 20 years as Canada’s leading advocate for disaster resilience, the Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP) is “passing the torch” to a new champion of emergency management and public safety. Effective January 31, 2013, CCEP will cease operations and will award its assets to the Emergency Management and Public Safety Institute (EMPSI) of Centennial College.

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Learning Lessons from Hurricane Sandy


Hurricane Sandy left a trail of destruction on the Eastern Seaboard and, two weeks later, some communities are continuing to struggle. Some have suffered devastating personal loss and many businesses have been severely disrupted. Canadian businesses that have customers or suppliers in the affected areas — including IT service providers or call centre services—have been impacted.

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Events: 20th World Conference on Disaster Management To Take Place in Toronto, June 6-9, 2010


The 20th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) is an annual event for disaster management professionals, meeting delegate demand for a global perspective on current industry issues.

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Events: 20th World Conference on Disaster Management To Take Place in Toronto, June 6-9, 2010


The 20th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM)  is an  annual event for disaster management professionals, meeting delegate demand for a global perspective on current industry issues.

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Most Canadian small businesses ignore business continuity


The majority of Canadian small business owners are unprepared to deal with common disruptions that can impact their ability to do business, according to the American Express Small Business Monitor. Almost half of small business owners are unfamiliar with the practice of business continuity planning.

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Canada: IIROC delays continuity tests


Planned business continuity tests have been postponed until next summer due to the market disruptions of the past couple of years, The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada said.
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20th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM): Call for Papers


The Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP) is calling for presentations for the 20th World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM).

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Next few weeks critical for Businesses to get H1N1 ready


The potential outbreak of the H1N1 virus this fall could have disastrous implications for unprepared Ottawa businesses, according to numerous public and private sector groups.

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Government of Canada Supports Business Continuity Planning for Small and Medium Size Businesses


The Government of Canada is taking steps to assist small and medium sized businesses respond to the current influenza pandemic, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, announced.

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