Marine Security Operations Centre East

Event Description


The Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia extends an invitation to members of the defence and security industries to hear a video-conference presentation Wednesday, 17 March 2021 by Cora Pictou, Transport Canada, titled "Marine Security Operations Centre East."  Her bio is attached.


Marine Security Operations Centres (MSOC) were established in 2004 to strengthen maritime security.  Today, there are three MSOC in Canada: Halifax, Nova Scotia; Esquimalt, British Columbia; and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.  The MSOC feature a multi-agency approach, co-locating six federal units including Transport Canada in all three centres.  This presentation will focus on the Halifax operation and on Transport Canada‚Äôs role. 


The talk will start at 1 pm Halifax time, Wednesday, 17 March, then be followed by Q&A and finish by 3 pm Halifax time.


Registration is required.  There is no fee to attend this event.  To register, email by close of business Sunday, 14 March.  As the subject line for your registration email, put: RUSI(NS) Distinguished Speaker 17 March 2021 Registration.  In addition to your name please also provide your organization.


The event will be done by Zoom.  Instructions will be emailed to registrants by end Monday, 15 March. 


RUSI(NS) events may be cancelled at short notice.  Email RUSI(NS) if there is a question about an event occurring.



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March 17, 2021