January 30, 2014 - Advance Property eXposure Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that our “Building Tactical Information System” (BTIS) project has been selected as one of 20 new science and technology projects to be funded under the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP). CSSP funding supports knowledge generation and technology projects that will strengthen Canada’s ability to anticipate, prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond and recover from, natural disasters, serious accidents, crime and terrorism activities. On January 29, 2014, Defence Minister Robert Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Steve Blaney announced the investment funding for innovative, science and technology projects that will help Canada become more resilient to global and domestic safety and security threats.
Advance Property eXposure is a Canadian company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. The company has a vision to introduce smart wireless technology solutions and develop much needed applications focused on saving first responders valuable time when making decisions during emergencies; faster response times can then lead to lives and property saved. The company has also aimed its focus on reducing public safety costs by leveraging technology. Company President Paul Martin is pleased with the announcement and said “Our vision to improve public safety in Canada by using innovative technology has been endorsed through this announcement. We look forward to showcasing our technology through this DRDC – CSSP initiative working with our government and academic partners”.
The Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) is led by Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science (DRDC CSS), in partnership with Public Safety Canada to provide science and technology services and solutions to address public safety and security priorities.