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CMNCP22 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

CMNCP’s 2022 virtual conference aims to support urban and rural municipalities, Indigenous communities, agencies, groups, and individuals in their efforts to prevent crime and increase community safety in the communities and neighbourhoods in which they work, live, learn, and play.

The 2022 Conference will examine several topical and leading-edge questions designed to inspire and provoke conversation in creating safe communities across Canada:

  • To what extent are social challenges impacting safety and/or the perception of safety?
  • What are approaches to addressing the stigma associated with social challenges?
  • What are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on social challenges?
  • What are some cutting-edge approaches to address social challenges and increase local safety?

Thematic sessions underdevelopment include:

  • Houselessness/Homelessness
  • Safe Supply, Safe Consumption, and Harm Reduction
  • Mental Health Challenges
  • Mental Health Crisis Response
  • Street Sex Work
  • Community Safety and Well-Being Implementation and Approaches to Social Challenges
  • Restorative Justice
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences

The 2022 virtual conference takes place from November 8-10 and will include an opening session & keynote address on Tuesday November 8, 2022, 8-10 thematic sessions, networking sessions, coaching sessions, and a closing session & keynote panel on Thursday November 10, 2022.


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Together For Safer Canadian Communities

CMNCP’s 2021 virtual conference aimed to support urban and rural municipalities, Indigenous communities, agencies, groups, and individuals in their efforts to prevent crime and increase community safety in the communities and neighbourhoods in which they work, live, learn, or play. Over 200 participants attended CMNCP's 2021 virtual conference. The conference brought together individuals from a range of sectors, disciplines, and career stages, all striving for a common goal: decrease crime and increase community safety and well-being

The 2021 Conference examined several topical and leading-edge questions designed to inspire and provoke conversation in creating safe communities across Canada:

  • What does “safety” mean and for whom?
  • What are the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on community safety?
  • What is the role of community safety practitioners in advancing equity and diversity?
  • How does addressing systemic issues, such as racism and oppression, as well as advancing social justice and equity increase community safety communities?
  • How can communities take action against hate and violent extremism?

The 2021 virtual conference took place from October 4-6 and included an opening session & keynote address on Monday October 4, 2021, thematic sessions, networking sessions, and a closing session & keynote panel on Wednesday October 6, 2021. Sessions included topics such as homelessness, rural crime, social polarization, systemic racism, upstream prevention, and more. 

CMNCP members at 2016 national conference in Kitchener, Ontario.

Video: Introduction to Crime Prevention