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The construction industry continues to be a growing economic sector in Canada. Within this market, various stakeholders are exploring traditional building products as well as innovating with these and other products. Numerous jurisdictions are exploring reformative measures that have the potential to enhance opportunities for the wood industry to respond to various economic, sustainability, environmental, […]
When firefighter injuries occur, especially at the fire-ground, they tend to evoke heightened media attention as well as public concern and interest. While these concerns are understandable given the potential for injuries and casualties at the fire-ground or at other emergency incidents, such concerns must be placed into context. Firefighter injuries may potentially lead to […]
It is now widely understood that police motor vehicle pursuits exponentially increase the potential for injury and death for the police, the suspect, and the general public (Becknell, Mays, & Giever, 1999; Best, 2002; Crundall, Shenton, & Underwood, 2004; Docking, Bucke, Grace, & Dady, 2007; Hoffmann & Mazerolle, 2005; Johnson & Dolan, 2014; Payne & […]
Two of the current challenges facing police agencies are a reduction in resources coupled with the increasing complexity of crime (National Policing Improvement Agency, 2011; Crompton, 2014). Moreover, in many jurisdictions, police are being asked to respond to greater public demand for service than in the past (Fryer, Antony, and Douglas, 2007). Due to this, many police agencies […]
In a previous report, national, regional, and neighbourhood theories of homicide were reviewed and its related research was analyzed to better understand street or public homicides in Canadian urban contexts (Corrado and Cohen, 2014). One of the main themes from the report was that, despite the importance of these risk factors, they did not explain […]
The 25 homicides in Surrey (4.8 per 100,000) in 2013 are inconsistent with the previous 4-year average (10.5 per 100,000), but similar to the 20 homicides recorded in 2009 and the 21 homicides in 2005. There has been an apparent 4-year cycle in the first 13 years of this century in which the homicide numbers […]
The main purpose of this study is to identify some of the areas where fire service professionals feel they need further training and where they seek information relating to their field. Two overall patterns emerged from this study.
Canada is a global frontrunner in using extrajudicial measures to deal with non-serious youth offenses. As opposed to dealing with a youth offence through the formal criminal justice system, police officers can use extrajudicial measures to divert youth into alternative programs to hold them accountable and to assist them in making better choices. Specifically, when […]
C’est à l’étape de la construction que les bâtiments sont le plus vulnérables aux incendies. De nombreux incendies à grande échelle se sont déclarés sur des chantiers de construction au Canada ces dernières années. Soulignons par exemple ceux qui sont survenus à Calgary (Alberta) en mars 2015, à ingston (Ontario) en décembre 2013 et à […]
Les chantiers de construction présentent des difficultés différentes à celles des bâtiments terminés pour les services d’incendie. La phase de construction est l’étape la plus dangereuse de toute la durée de vie d’un bâtiment, ceci à cause des divers risques qui lui sont inhérents, notamment: