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Ontario Association of Emergency Managers Professional Development Session


Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 0830



Smith Falls, Ontario

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OAEM CSA Z1600 Course

OAEM is presenting a two day CSA Z1600 Course this fall!
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Transport Canada is currently in the process of seeking consultations regarding proposed amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Good Regulation.  This includes the New Class TC140 Tank Cars for hazardous materials.  
OAEM encourages members to review the material and provide comments before September 1, 2014.
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OAEM Presidents Blog



Folks, this is my monthly musing, actually my summer musing due to the fact that like most people the summer started and before you knew it, it was over. It was the fastest one that I can recall even though summer is the same length every year…


First of all, let me thank all those that attended the professional development workshop in May and the Annual General Meeting that followed.


Your V.P. Kevin SPENCER set up a mini trade show, and I for…

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Well folks, tomorrow is the PD session in Peterborough and Friday is our Annual General Meeting. (29 and 30 May 2014). Kevin has done a great job of lining up speakers and sponsors and it will be a great educational session along with some phenomenal networking opportunities. The address by the Fire Marshall and head of Emergency Management (OFMEM) will give us some great insight as to what has transpired since these sections of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services…

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Emergency Management Events

Canadian Industrial Emergency Exposition

Wednesday ET
Industry professionals will converge in Hamilton to participate in timely and important sessions des…

11th Annual Summit on Emergency & Disaster Pla…

Tuesday, September 30 → Wednesday, October 1 ET
Engage in 2 days of top content with specialized streams, 20+ interactive sessions and 30+ elite spe…
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Joe Jørgensen is an officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is based at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta. Joe has a Master's Degree in Emergency Management from Royal Roads University.

Damien is the President of Veritas Emergency Management Consulting. He is a former Ottawa Police Sergeant. He holds a Master’s Degree in Disaster and Emergency Management from Royal Roads University.

My Disaster and Emergency Management MA thesis topic concerns interoperability between emergency first response agencies in Ottawa. The topic of interoperability is a hot one of late, and often concerns the specific subject of communications.

While incredibly important, I contend that communications is but one small piece of the puzzle. As John Saunders said to me one day, you can invest millions in a radio system that will do everything and more that you ask of it...however, if at either…
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