Canadian Tri-Services Emergency Management Committee


    Champion an integrated, unified tri-services leadership role in emergency management in Canada.


    1. Identify shared priorities.
    2. Promote interoperability amongst tri-services and other partners.
    3. Ensure appropriate committee representation.
    4. Guide/influence research and development in emergency management.
    5. Guide/influence national policy and inform respective leadership of emerging issues.
    6. Identify and advocate for first responder needs in the areas of training and equipment.

    Significant Accomplishments 2017-2018

    • Identified shared priorities and developed a new strategic plan and terms of reference.
    • Continued work to promote interoperability among tri-services and other partners.
    • Continued work to provide a unified conduit to available research initiatives, such as offered by DRDC and the Canadian Safety Security Program (CSSP) on emergency management topics.
    • Engaged regularly with Public Safety Canada by participating in the National Search and Rescue Advisory Council.
    • Gained and shared knowledge on first responder training and equipment needs.

    Initiatives Planned for 2019

    • Confirm approval of new strategic plan and terms of reference.
    • Recommend changes to the CACP/Motorola Award for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness.
    • Support the ICT Committee and CITIG in public safety initiatives.