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Definition: The prevention of, and the protection of the general population from, all kinds of significant danger, injury, damage, or harm. This prevention and protection traditionally is provided by police, fire, emergency medical services, and communications.


Public Safety Canada was created in 2003 to ensure coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians. Their mandate is to keep Canadians safe from a range of risks such as natural disasters, crime and terrorism. Public Safety Canada works with five agencies and three review bodies, united in a single portfolio and all reporting to the same minister. Areas of concern are national security, border strategies, countering crime and emergency management issues.

Related keywords: Corrections, Crime prevention, Federal government departments, Police, Public safety

This resource guide by the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia provides readers with valuable tools to address the issue of safety in an easy to read format.(PDF - 50 pages, 2011)

Related keywords: Crime prevention, Internet safety, Public safety

The Young Workers Zone was created by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety to help young people stay healthy and safe at work. Teachers, young workers, parents and employers can get the information and tools needed to venture into the work world on a safe footing.

Related keywords: Public safety, Workers' health and safety