Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM) and Disaster Recovery Institute of Canada (DRI Canada) Announce Strategic Partnership

On August 1, 2022 DRI Canada and OAEM signed a strategic partnership agreement reflecting the common goals of DRI Canada certified professionals and OAEM members. This constructive partnership underscores the growing convergence between emergency management and business continuity professional practices while promoting the importance of public and private sector collaboration.
DRI Canada and OAEM members will benefit from this partnership on many levels, including:
  •  Cross-promotional opportunities and networking forums
  • Member rates for OAEM professional development training, webinars and workshops
  • 15% discount for OAEM members on all DRI Canada courses
  • Regular meetings between DRI Canada and OAEM Board of Directors
  • Dedicated emergency management content in DRI Canada’s magazine
Our organizations share strategic goals and objectives that are enhanced through improved training opportunities for our professional communities. Formalizing our partnership reflects the importance of building closer relationships for professionals and organizations working in public safety and advancing organizational and community resiliency.”
Brock Holowachuk, CBCP
DRI Canada President

“This significant, strategic partnership advances collaboration between public and private sector emergency management and business continuity professionals and speaks to the future direction and modernization of emergency management in Ontario.”
Paula-Marie Jannetta
OAEM President
DRI Canada is a non-profit organization that provides internationally recognized education and certification to business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management professionals in Canada. DRI Training and Certification are designed to meet the needs of public and private sector professionals in a variety of roles including emergency management. www.dri.ca

OAEM is a non-profit, volunteer professional association representing the interests of Ontario’s public and private sector emergency management community. On behalf of our diverse, multi-sector members, we support the advancement and modernization of emergency management while promoting information exchange, professional development and networking. www.oaem.ca