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National Cyber Security Strategy

Virtually everything Canadians do is touched by technology in some way – on a per capita basis, we spend the most time online of any country in the world, at 43.5 hours per Canadian per month.

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Federal terrorism response plan: Domestic concept of operations As the threat from terrorism continues to evolve, Canada’s response must continually adapt and change to keep Canadians safe. 2018-07-20
National Cyber Security Strategy Virtually everything Canadians do is touched by technology in some way – on a per capita basis, we spend the most time online of any country in the world, at 43.5 hours per Canadian per month. 2018-06-12
National Cross Sector Forum 2018-2020 Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure Canada’s economic stability and national security depend on resilient critical infrastructure, such as banking, communications, and transportation. On a daily basis, Canadians count on critical infrastructure to provide safe food, clean water, reliable energy, and other essential services. 2018-05-11
2017 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada This year's Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada takes a clear-eyed view of the dangers to Canada posed by terrorism, and lays out how our professional security agencies use a full array of tools and powers to keep us safe and respect our rights. 2017-12-21
Horizontal Evaluation of Canada's Cyber Security Strategy The evaluation assessed the extent to which the horizontal governance structure was effective in overseeing the Strategy's implementation; the extent to which participating departments and agencies implemented the Strategy's funded activities; and the extent to which planned activities contributed to achieving the Strategy's main objectives. 2017-10-10
Summary of the 2016-2017 Evaluation of Canada's Cyber Security Strategy (CCSS) The evaluation assessed the extent to which the horizontal governance structure was effective in overseeing the Strategy's implementation; the extent to which participating departments and agencies implemented the Strategy's funded activities; and the extent to which planned activities contributed to achieving the Strategy's main objectives. 2017-10-10
Five Country Ministerial 2017: Joint Communiqué We, the Interior Ministers, Immigration Ministers, and Attorneys General of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States met in Ottawa on June 26, 2017, to discuss both national security challenges facing our nations and proactive areas for collaboration. 2017-06-28
National Security Consultations: What We Learned Report The National Security Consultations (the 'Consultations') sought to engage Canadians, stakeholders and subject-matter experts on issues related to national security and the protection of rights and freedoms. 2017-05-19
Compendium of U.S. - Canada Emergency Management Assistance Mechanisms The Compendium of U.S.-Canada Emergency Management Assistance Mechanisms has been revised. The first edition was published in 2012.  2016-12-01
2016 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada To help build common understanding, this Report provides an assessment of the threat environment in 2015 and early 2016, drawing upon the knowledge and expertise of all departments and agencies of the Government of Canada. 2016-08-25
Fundamentals of Cyber Security for Canada's CI Community This document offers action-oriented guidance and mitigation measures to raise awareness and begin working towards achieving a minimum baseline level of cyber security; however, it is not a definitive guide on all aspects of cyber security. 2016-06-24
2014 Public Report On The Terrorist Threat To Canada Terrorism remains the leading threat to Canada's national security. Our Government will continue to take all appropriate action to counter terrorist threats to Canada, its citizens and its interests around the world. 2014-08-29
Archive - Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure (2014-2017) The National Strategy for Critical Infrastructure and the supporting Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure were announced on May 28, 2010. Together, they established a collaborative federal, provincial, territorial and critical infrastructure sector approach to strengthening critical infrastructure resilience. 2014-03-07
2013 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada The current report examines the most critical developments in terrorism in 2012. It looks at how terrorism can affect Canadians. It talks about some of the many measures taken by the Government in the last year to address the threat of terrorism. 2013-07-13
Cybersecurity Action Plan Between Public Safety Canada and the Department of Homeland Security Public Safety (PS) Canada and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are pursuing a coordinated approach to enhance the resiliency of our cyber infrastructure. 2012-10-26
Archived - Compendium of U.S. - Canada Emergency Management Assistance Mechanisms This agreement provides a framework for the U.S. and Canada to cooperate in planning for and responding to natural and man-made incidents, emergencies, and disasters.  2012-06-01
Considerations for United States - Canada Border Traffic Disruption Management 2012 This document provides a planning framework for border traffic disruptions management which requires the involvement and coordination of multiple agencies, organizations, and entities. 2012-05-14
Canada's Cyber Security Strategy Canada's Cyber Security Strategy is our plan for meeting the cyber threat. 2012-04-12
Building Resilience Against Terrorism: Canada's Counter-terrorism Strategy The overarching goal of the Strategy is: to counter domestic and international terrorism in order to protect Canada, Canadians and Canadian interests. 2012-02-09
National Strategy for Critical Infrastructure The purpose of the National Strategy for Critical Infrastructure (the Strategy) is to strengthen the resiliency of critical infrastructure in Canada. The Strategy works toward this goal by setting the direction for enhancing the resiliency of critical infrastructure against current and emerging hazards. 2011-11-10
Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure This Plan sets out action items in the areas of partnerships, risk management and information sharing. 2011-11-10
Progress Report - Air India Inquiry Action Plan This document represents a snapshot, taken at the seven month stage, of the progress that has been made to implement the Action Plan. 2011-07-07
Action Plan 2010-2015 for Canada's Cyber Security Strategy This document outlines the Government's plan to implement the Strategy and meet our ultimate goal of securing our cyberspace for the benefit of Canadians and our economy.  Substantial progress has been made to date with respect to the implementation of the Strategy. 2011-02-24
The Government of Canada Response to the Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182 This Action Plan outlines how the Government will address outstanding security challenges raised by the Commission.  2010-12-01
Canada-United States Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure The purpose of the Canada-U.S. Action Plan is to strengthen the safety, security and resiliency of Canada and the United States by establishing a comprehensive cross-border approach to critical infrastructure resilience. Pressures to take action and advance an integrated approach to critical infrastructure are mounting. 2010-07-09
Risk Management Guide for Critical Infrastructure Sectors Recognizing that the impacts of disruptions can cascade across sectors and jurisdictions, the purpose of this document is to provide practical guidance for implementing a coordinated, all-hazards approach to critical infrastructure risk management. 2010-07-01
Identifying and Marking Critical Infrastructure Management (CI/EM) Information Shared in Confidence with the Government of Canada The purpose of this Guide is to provide general guidance for private sector entities to help them identify sensitive CI/EM information and develop specific markings for this information when it is shared in confidence with the Government of Canada. 2008-07-07
Information Sharing and Protection under the Emergency Management Act The following information is a more detailed guide to the consequential amendment to the Access to Information Act pursuant to the EMA. 2007-12-01
Archive - Lessons to be learned The report of the Honourable Bob Rae, Independent Advisor to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on outstanding questions with respect to the bombing of Air India Flight 182 2005-11-30
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