Emergency Services

  • How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    Northern Tornadoes Project blends GIS and citizen science together to enhance detection of unknown tornado occurrences.

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  • NG9-1-1: Terms we must come to terms with

    NG9-1-1: Terms we must come to terms with

    Next generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) glossary for GIS professionals across Canada

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  • NG9-1-1: A game changer in public safety

    NG9-1-1: A game changer in public safety

    NG9-1-1 is expected to save more lives and GIS systems and services are a core function of that formula.

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  • NG9-1-1 puts GIS on its map

    NG9-1-1 puts GIS on its map

    GIS has an important role in Next Generation 9-1-1 in Canada–helping deliver improved data, routing of emergency calls and dispatching resources.

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  • When it comes to public safety, Oshawa leaves no stone unturned

    When it comes to public safety, Oshawa leaves no stone unturned

    The City of Oshawa uses GIS to manage emergencies. Its Emergency Operations Centre Map App helps staff stay updated in real time during an emergency.

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  • Public safety has always been geocentric – even if you didn’t know it

    Public safety has always been geocentric – even if you didn’t know it

    Find out why location is integral to public safety, and how GIS, by extension, is a logical element of an operational Next Generation 9-1-1.

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  • Increasing wildfires in Canada’s forests: The new normal

    Increasing wildfires in Canada’s forests: The new normal

    With wildfires and other disasters expected to set new records, how can communities use location intelligence to prepare for this new normal?

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  • Esri’s ArcGIS Pro is the right desktop GIS for the Defence and Intelligence community

    Esri’s ArcGIS Pro is the right desktop GIS for the Defence and Intelligence community

    New online tools for the intelligence and defence analyst community

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  • Maximize field efficiency with app integration

    Maximize field efficiency with app integration

    Learn how you can boost your next field collection by leveraging and combining ArcGIS apps.

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  • Smart Cities Challenge deadline looms; you have questions, we have answers

    Smart Cities Challenge deadline looms; you have questions, we have answers

    Gerard Peets of Infrastructure Canada answers some of the most frequently asked questions from municipalities about the Smart Cities Challenge.

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  • Canada’s Opioid Crisis: A battle we must win

    Canada’s Opioid Crisis: A battle we must win

    Use GIS to understand the Opioid crisis and tackle the Opioid epidemic- making decisions, reporting drug activity and educating people got easier.

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  • Fire, flood or freak storm: Esri’s Disaster Response Program is there

    Fire, flood or freak storm: Esri’s Disaster Response Program is there

    Esri’s Disaster Response Program is ready to support organizations 24/7 through software, data and technical support for emergency operations.

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  • Safe Communities: The Need for More Collaboration

    Safe Communities: The Need for More Collaboration

    Find out how you can build a safe community with GIS software that provides a better operational picture, situational awareness and collaboration

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  • Saving Lives: STARS enhances public safety with ArcGIS2:47

    Saving Lives: STARS enhances public safety with ArcGIS

    Discover how Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) enhanced operations at its Emergency Link Centre with Esri’s ArcGIS technology. STARS developed a dynamic web mapping application that allows its d

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  • Which maps and apps made it to the 2017 Esri Canada Calendar & Apps of the Month?

    Which maps and apps made it to the 2017 Esri Canada Calendar & Apps of the Month?

    In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, we invited various organizations to submit their maps and apps for our Calendar and Apps of the Month.

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  • Harness the Power of GIS for Public Safety

    Harness the Power of GIS for Public Safety

    Learn how Esri's solutions can help your organization provide intuitive and comprehensive integrated public safety applications to support better decision-making and more effective emergency response.

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  • Mapping the Way to Enhanced Search and Rescue Operations

    Mapping the Way to Enhanced Search and Rescue Operations

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  • Build and Maintain Safe Communities with ArcGIS

    Build and Maintain Safe Communities with ArcGIS

    Learn how to address safety and security issues in the 21st century with ArcGIS.

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  • Cloud GIS technology reduces risk and facilitates response during major wildfire event

    Cloud GIS technology reduces risk and facilitates response during major wildfire event

    In 2012, the Central Okanagan Regional District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was put to the test by a major wildfire that swept through the small lakefront community of Peachland, B.C.

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  • How to Build Safer Communities

    How to Build Safer Communities

    Safe Communities is a new initiative that aims to empower government agencies with shared situational awareness through geospatial technology.

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