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The 2014 CPTED Ontario conference Registration form and hotel information has now been posted in the Conference section of the News and Events.

2015 Conference a success! Mississauga Councillor Pat Saito added to CPTED Ontario’s Honour Roll.

The 2015 CPTED Ontario conference was held at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre yesterday featuring Mississauga City Councillor Pat Saito as the keynote speaker.  At the conclusion of her presentation, CPTED Ontario President presented Councillor Saito with a plaque adding Pat’s name to the CPTED Ontario Honour Roll.

The CPTED Ontario Honour Roll is CPTED Ontario’s highest honour.  Pat joins the late Timothy D. Crowe, author of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, as only the second person to be named to this Honour over the organization’s fifteen year history.

Congratulations to Councillor Saito for her significant contributions to CPTED in the City of Mississauga and the Region of Peel over the past twenty-one years!  A copy of Councillor Saito’s presentation will be added to the CPTED Ontario web-site.

Call for papers

CPTED Ontario is pleased to announce that the 15th annual CPTED Ontario conference will be held at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Centre on Tuesday October 27th.  We are currently soliciting calls for papers/presentations that speak to the “the value of CPTED” conference theme.  Interested parties are encourage to make a submission through info@cptedontario.ca no later than June 15th.

Director Announcements

S. Montpetit - photo

CPTED Ontario is pleased to announce the addition of Sgt. Steve Montpetit of the Ontario Provincial Police and James Yuhasz from Wilfrid Laurier University to the Board of Directors effective October 15th, 2015.

Sgt. Montpetit has been with the Ontario Provincial Police since 1984 and is currently assigned to the Community Safety Services Section where he has worked in Crime Prevention since 2008. Steve’s CPTED experience began in 2007 when he became the Provincial Coordinator for the OPP’s Rural and Agricultural Crime Teams. He was also part of the inaugural class of SafeGuard Ontario Training Officers and has since completed Level 1 CPTED Training with the Ottawa Police Service.

Yuhasz, James

James Yuhasz is the Manager of the Special Constable Service, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus. James has extensive experience with Corrections and Ontario Lottery and Gaming prior to joining Wilfrid Laurier University in 2006. James was a speaker at the 2013 CPTED Ontario workshop held at York University.