Terrorism in Canada: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Terrorism is an ever-changing threat that poses on-going risks to Canadian national security. In fact, Canada was the target of the largest single terror attack in history before 9/11, and the scene of foiled plots and deadly attacks in the post-9/11 era.  Though the terrorism threat may fade from public view between attacks, it will remain an issue of concern for the foreseeable future and requires critical study.

This intensive two-day course will examine the terrorist threat to Canada and how it is being managed.  Instruction will consist of a series of short lectures and case studies.  Participants will be engaged throughout and encouraged to offer their own views.

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  • Understand what does and does not constitute terrorism

  • Appreciate the roles of the various agencies tasked with countering terrorism

  • Examine how terrorism has changed in Canada over the decades

  • Discuss the future of terrorism and counter-terrorism

  • Anyone with a need to know in order to stay ahead of the curve in the complex world of security

Phil Gurski is President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. (www.borealisthreatandrisk.com).  He worked as a senior strategic analyst for CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown extremism and radicalization. 

From 1983 to 2001, he worked as a senior multilingual analyst for Communications Security Establishment, specializing in the Middle East.  He has written extensively on terrorism issues.    His most recent book is An End to the War on Terrorism.

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Terrorism is an ever-changing threat that poses on-going risks to Canadian national security. In fact, Canada was the target of the largest single terror attack in history before 9/11, and the scene of foiled plots and deadly attacks in the post-9/11 era.  Though the terrorism threat may fade from public view between attacks, it will remain an issue of concern for the foreseeable future and requires critical study.

This intensive two-day course will examine the terrorist threat to Canada and how it is being managed.  Instruction will consist of a series of short lectures and case studies.  Participants will be engaged throughout and encouraged to offer their own views.

Title: 

Terrorism in Canada: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Course Code: 

777

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10days before the course start date

Speaker Bio: 

Phil Gurski is President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. (www.borealisthreatandrisk.com).  He worked as a senior strategic analyst for CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown extremism and radicalization. 

From 1983 to 2001, he worked as a senior multilingual analyst for Communications Security Establishment, specializing in the Middle East.  He has written extensively on terrorism issues.    His most recent book is An End to the War on Terrorism.

Audience: 

Anyone with a need to know in order to stay ahead of the curve in the complex world of security

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Terrorism in Canada: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
January 7, 8, 2020
9:00 - 16:00
$995.00
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