Forensic Science alum Stephen Fonseca is trying to help in the aftermath of one of the world’s worst catastrophes, doing critical work as the head forensic analyst in Africa for the International Committee of the Red Cross. Read more.
The Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections has an immediate need to staff one (1) two year term position, bilingual imperative BBB/BBB.
Salary: $61,558 to $66,324
Closing date: 18 April 2019 – 23:59, Pacific Time
The Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE) plays an important role in safeguarding Canadians’ trust in the democratic process. The CCE is the independent officer responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, the Canada Elections Act and the Referendum Act. The Commissioner is supported by approximately 40 people, including federal public servants and independent contractors.
Secondary school diploma
- Experience* in researching and compiling information in support of operations.
- Experience* analyzing issues and in developing strategies or options.
- Experience working with clients or stakeholders.
Note: *Experience may have been acquired either as part of an academic project or in a work setting
Conditions of employment
- Secret security clearance
- Commitment to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of employment. Please note that this does not affect your ability to vote.
See the full job posting and how to apply on the Government of Canada jobs website:
A local Risk Mitigation & Investigations firm is currently seeking individuals to fill various roles as “Investigators” by the end of this month. No previous investigation experience is required, however they do require a current BC Private Investigation License (Under Supervision). If you are interested in this position and you meet the requirements listed in the job description, please submit a cover letter and CV via email directly to:
Talent Acquisition Specialist
More information: WorkSafeBC Internship
If you are interested in a position like this but do not currently possess a Private Investigation license (either Full or Under Supervision) please contact me directly and I can describe the steps that are required in order to apply for an Under Supervision Private Investigation License.
More information about PI licensing requirements can be found here.
Any one interested in understanding how climate change is managed in Canada? This is an opportunity to learn how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics work together to tackle this challenge. Please see the posters for details.
NOTE: The registration deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019.
If you have further questions – please contact the event organizer.
The 5th Annual Symposium on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics will be held on Friday, March 29 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Wilson School of Design, Richmond.
Featured presenters will include academics, industry, law enforcement and government representatives to provide diverse view points in the identification and response to challenges and opportunities in the context of cyber security and digital forensics.
Registration here: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/194218
BCIT is delighted to share that Sheila Early, a long-time Forensic Nursing Educator at BCIT, is a nominee for the 36th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the Health and Wellness category. Read more.
Join us for this comprehensive two-day conference on the latest issues in Forensic Science.
Canadian Forensic Science and Criminal Law Conference: Strengthening Forensic Science in the Courtroom
With an esteemed Planning Committee comprised of judges from each level of court in BC, forensic experts, and senior crown and defence counsel from BC and beyond, this conference will critically examine how science is presented and used in criminal trials.
- Looking Back at Bitemarks – Prof. Iain Pretty (University of Manchester)
- Topics in DNA Analysis: Complex Mixtures and Secondary Transfers – Prof. Bruce Budowle (University of North Texas)
- Statistical Analysis and Forensic Science in Criminal Cases – Prof. Jeffrey Rosenthal (University of Toronto)
- Special Topics in Forensic Science: Focus on Blood Splatter – Lynne Garcia, JD (General Counsel, Texas Forensic Science Commission)
- Litigating Forensic Science Issues – Chris Fabricant, JD (Innocence Project, New York)
- Current Issues in Forensic Pathology – Prof. Emma Cunliffe (Peter A. Allard School of Law) & Dr. Matthew Orde (Vancouver General Hospital)
- Forensic Psychology and Risk Assessment Tools – Prof. Stephen Hart (Simon Fraser University)
- Best Practices in Fingerprint Identification – Prof. Simon Cole (University of California, Irvine)
- Audio and Video Enhancement – David McKay, BSc (BCIT)
- The Challenges of Social Media Evidence – Bryan Fitzpatrick, JD (Pushor Mitchell LLP)
- Medical Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases – Colette Tvedt, JD (Denver, Colorado)
Keynote Speaker: Professor Gary Edmond, University of New South Wales, Australia
Gary Edmond, PhD, has published on law and science, expert evidence, and the public understanding of science in journals dedicated to law, sociology, and science studies. His research interests, spanning the Anglo-American world, are primarily focused on the evidentiary and procedural dimensions of expert evidence, particularly admissibility issues and the forensic sciences.
With Special Guest Maria R. Shepherd
Maria R. Shepherd is Innocence Canada’s 21st client to be exonerated, a current Director of Innocence Canada, and a Senior Paralegal at Shepherd Advocacy and Litigation.
Co-chaired by Tamara Levy, QC, UBC Innocence Project, and Dean Hildebrand, PhD, BCIT Forensics, with a planning committee comprised of Justice Elizabeth Bennett; Justice Janet Winteringham; Judge Reginald Harris; David Layton, QC; Marilyn Sandford, QC; Jason Moore; Caitlin Pakosh. Please note speaker list is subject to change.
Supported by a generous donation from the Lew Family Foundation at UBC, permitting reasonable registration fees including an Early Bird Student Rate of only $100.
Note: Conference is eligible for 11.5 hours of CPD credits from the Law Society of B.C.
BCIT Forensics will be hosting a one day workshop on “Approaches to Risk Assessment Tools and Processes”. The workshop will be taught by former US Secret Service Agent J. Kelly Stewart who will provide tremendous real-world experience in security assessment, risk mitigation, planning, design, policies, implementation and review. The instructor will discuss risk assessment theory, processes, practical applications, and new technology and tools that are being employed for risk assessment.
The cost is $199 for Government employees and $299 for Non-Government employees. For more information and to sign up: https://visualplan.net/our-events/