Audit of the Justice Canada Emergency Management Program and the Business Continuity Planning Program
May 03, 2013

Appendix C – EM Exercises/Events

Serial Exercise/Event Date Days Comment
1 Governing Council Exercise September 13, 2007 1 Conducted by M. Purdy.
2 Exercise Governing Council October 8, 2009 .5 Conducted by M. Purdy. Involved senior management
3 Exercise Silver, which included a Warm Start

February 2-5, 2009

February 9-13, 2009

10  
4 National Level Exercise July 27-31, 2009 5  
5 Exercise Gold, which included a Warm Start

October 26 – November 1, 2009

November 2-6, 2009

11  
6 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games

February 8-11, 2010

February 12-28, 2010

March 12-21, 2010

31 There was a preparation phase and then the actual events
7 Exercise Trillium Guardian, which included a Warm Start

May 3-8, 2010

May 10-14, 2010

11  
8 G8/G20 Summits

June 21-23, 2010

June 24-27, 2010

6 A preparation phase and then the event
9 Exercise Constant Guardian January 26, 2011 1  
10 NATO Crisis Management, which included a Warm Start

October 17-18, 2011

October 19-24, 2011

7  
11 Exercise Due Vigilance March 20-21, 2013 2  
  Total   85.5  

Notes:

  1. The time information (days) in the chart does not include time for internal briefings, conferences, Exercise design, conduct, and lessons noted.
  2. This information was provided by SSEMD.
  3. EM events by definition usually involve senior management.
  4. Warm Start - participants receive training and orientation prior to the actual event. This involves sending scenario injects (from the exercise controller) to the various players in the department requesting information and/or action.
  5. NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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