The Emergency Management Community of Practice

In an environment where continuous response to emergencies (natural or otherwise) is becoming the norm, Canada’s emergency management ecosystem finds itself in great demand. EMCoP provides valuable networking, learning, and leadership development opportunities to enhance both management and operational continuity challenges.

Who Should Join?

EMCoP is a peer-to-peer network for emergency management and business continuity leaders. Our members are responsible for managing their organizations’ strategy, policies, and programs related to operational and strategic emergency management. They are keen to learn, share, and collaborate with one another.

Key Objectives

  • Create opportunities for dialogue, learning, and sharing insights among Canadian emergency management professionals
  • Explore leading practices in the emergency management ecosystem
  • Experience peer-to-peer learning in a trusted environment that operates under the Chatham House Rule

Benefits of Membership

Expand your network of emergency management leaders and practitioners who proactively collaborate to advance Canada’s preparedness, response, recovery, and resiliency to emergencies.Save time by having access to a network of peers and Conference Board staff to help you answer pressing questions.Benchmark your work against other Canadian organizations to understand the trends, challenges, and solutions in emergency management best practice.Receive discounted or complimentary access to other Conference Board programming.

Current Members

Bell Canada

Bruce Power LP

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Cenovus Energy Inc

Enbridge Inc.

Gibson Energy

Humber College

Marine Atlantic Inc.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation

TC Energy Corporation

The City of Calgary

Advisory Board

Members Only

This section is currently underdevelopment. In the meantime, please visit this page to access all members-only content.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Upcoming Meetings

Recovery and Reconciliation

Past Meetings

Critical Intersections of Cyber Security and Emergency Management

May 14,16, 2024

Michael Doucet, Executive Director, Executive Advisory, Office of the CISO, Optiv
Marc Lafleur, Director, Information Security – Testing and Incident Response, Bell Canada
Yvonne Lewis, Senior Manager, Business Continuity Programs, Enterprise Risk Management & Business Continuity Program, LCBO
Gaetano Mazzuca, Chief Information Officer, Information & Technology Services, The City of Red Deer
Owen McHugh, Technical Manager, Emergency Management, Enbridge Inc.
Richard Moreau, Conseiller Senior Continuite des Affaires / Senior Advisor BCP, Sécurité Corporative/ Corporate Security, GardaWorld

Interoperability and Whole of Community Response

February 6-7, 2024

Steve Thompson, Emergency Management, Fire Protection and Emergency Protective Services Training (Fire, Security and Emergency Response), Bruce Power
Pamela Goulden-McLeod, Director Emergency Management Organization, Saskatoon Fire Department, City of Saskatoon
Scott Preston, Director, Enterprise Emergency Management and Fire Protection, Ontario Power Generation
Scott Blessin, HEMBC Lower Mainland, Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
Alain Normand, Professor author, lecturer, teacher and expert in the field of Emergency Management
Ken McMullen, BAppB:ES, ECFO, CFO, MIFireE, CFEI, Chief of Emergency Services, The City of Red Deer and President, Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs

Emergency Communication

September 25-26, 2023  •   Calgary, Alberta

Owen McHugh, Technical Manager, Emergency Management, Enbridge Inc.
Orest Sushko, Director, Broadcast-Broadband Convergence B²C Lab, Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation – CTI 408, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Lannie Anderson, Business Continuity & Recovery Planner, Emergency Management & Community Safety, The City of Calgary
Dr. Tavis Campbell, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Adjunct, Oncology, The University of Calgary
Joni Delaurier, Communications Team Supervisor, The City of Calgary
Benjamin Morgan, Crisis Management Strategist – High Pressure, High Stakes & Risk Management Communications Expert
Richard Moreau, Conseiller Senior Continuite des Affaires / Senior Advisor BCP, Sécurité Corporative/ Corporate Security, GardaWorld
Jennifer Hamed, Senior Emergency Management Specialist, TC Energy

Relevant Research for Members

Become a Member

Expand your knowledge of best practices and strategic issues related to emergency response and business continuity. Join EMCoP today.