Brief Interoperability history in Canadian Government:

  • 2007: Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) created
    • CPRC, CACP, CAFC &  EMSCC joined forces to create CITIG
    • Pro-active mechanism to create awareness about Interoperability communication issues
    • Way for Industry, Academia, Government & Allied Partners to work together
  • 2011: Federal Emergency Response Plan (FERP) adopted by Public Safety Canada
    • Government of Canada’s “all hazards” response plan
    • Led & Recognized by the Minister of Public Safety after tough review by the Governor General’s Auditor Report
    • Falls under the Emergency Management  Act & Framework for Canada
  • 2009-2011: Communications Interoperability Strategy for Canada & Action Plan
    • Senior Officials Responsible for Emergency Management (SOREM) responsible body
    • Part of FERP and created by CITIG member participation since 2007
    • SAFECOM Canadian Communications Interoperability Continuum
      • Foundation to Canadian Communications Interoperability Strategy & Action Plan

Regardless of where your respective organization might currently be on the SAFECOM Continuum, Inter-Op Canada is prepared to meet with your government representatives in order to help guide you to the optimal end of the Continuum. Governance and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are often in place amongst Stakeholders, but room for improvement is always available by joining CITIG and benefiting of the current Canadian Governance & SOPs best practices.

Inter-Op Canada is committed to helping Canadian Communities achieve their public safety communications interoperability goals and objectives set by their respective Regional Strategies and Plans. Inter-Op Canada will show how this is immediately possible thanks to our Mutualink Solution, our  multi-agency, multi-jurisdiction exercises and continual usage via our roll call program.