Canadian security industry
Here you will find information about the different facets of the Canadian security industry, such as transport security, information technology security, secure borders and more.
Security Solution Providers
Links to a directory of specialized companies for each type of security solution providers.
- Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)
CATSA is a not-for-profit Crown corporation based in the National Capital Region. It reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport. The Authority has the responsibility for delivering consistent, effective and highly professional service that is set at or above the standards set by federal regulations.
- Canadian Security Association (CANASA)
CANASA represents the interests of the electronic security alarm industry and helps dealers, distributors, manufacturers and monitoring companies across Canada succeed in business.
- Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)
CSIS is a government agency dedicated to protecting the national security interests of Canada and safeguarding its citizens. The main objective of the Service is to investigate and report on threats to the security of Canada, an objective that it pursues while respecting the law and protecting human rights. CSIS is unique in its role as the Government of Canada's principal advisor on national security.
- Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)
The Communications Security Establishment is mandated to: acquire and provide foreign signals intelligence; provide advice, guidance and services to help ensure the protection of Government of Canada electronic information and information infrastructures; and provide technical and operational assistance to federal law enforcement and security agencies.
- Public Safety Canada
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.
- Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is an independent agency created to advance transportation safety through the investigation of occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.
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