OTTAWA, Dec. 09, 2019 -- Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) has been awarded a contract by the Region of Peel to develop a wastewater emergency response plan and a flood response plan.
Calian will provide the Region of Peel with a unique combination of engineering, security and emergency management expertise and lead a team of specialists to conduct risk and vulnerability assessments, develop site-specific, facility-based response plans and procedures, and design and facilitate a comprehensive training program.
“We are excited to be starting this tailored project for the Region of Peel. Emergency preparedness and disaster mitigation planning is an increasing priority for communities and organizations around the world. Anyone who has lived through a disaster understands the importance of enhancing community resilience,” said Donald Whitty, Vice President, Calian Learning. “We believe in building long-term relationships with clients as we continue to see growing demand for our emergency management services.”
In other recent projects, Calian has assisted the Province of New Brunswick, City of Ottawa and City of Nanaimo with after-action reviews, and City of Whitehorse with a hazard, risk and vulnerability assessment.
“The second pillar of Calian’s growth framework is customer diversification. I am excited about the team’s ability to continue to diversify our customers in this important segment, and this particular contract win supports Calian’s current 2020 guidance,” added Kevin Ford, President and CEO, Calian. “The Calian Emergency Management team is demonstrating leadership in this evolving market, which is affected by the increasing impacts of natural disasters, safety and security issues and aging infrastructure.”