Main Streets for People

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company
336 Angeline Street S.
Lindsay, Ontario

Communities across this province share a universal desire for a safe, vibrant and vital downtown core. This results in a natural attraction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles. Learn how CPTED can be applied to a main street environment and find out what challenges are from the CPTED perspective.

Presentations will include:

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CPTED Introduction and Application to Main Streets

This overview session will introduce the topic of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) then offer some insight into how these principles relate to a main street environment.


Constable Tom McKay is a 20 year veteran of the Peel Regional Police, where he has specialized in CPTED for the past 13 ½ years. Tom has written numerous articles on CPTED, instructs CPTED courses throughout North America and is a recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious Herman Goldstein Excellence in Problem Solving Award from the Police Executive Research Forum.

Mike Fenton is Director of Consulting and Client Services for Paragon Protection Ltd. Mike has written numerous article and papers on a wide range of security matters. Mike holds the Certified Protection Professional and Physical Security Professional designation from the American Society for Industrial Security.

Main Streets for People

This visioning session will showcase examples of some of the critical elements required to ensure that main street is a people place. The session will look at how to achieve this from both a planning and CPTED perspective.

Speaker: Wayne Nishihama is a landscape architect and a member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects. He joined the City of Mississauga in 1975 and is currently the Manager of Design, for the City of Mississauga. Wayne is the Treasurer of CPTED Ontario and is founding Chair of the Mississauga CPTED Advisory Committee.

Main Street Visioning Session

This interactive session will seek to maximize the potential from the widest, main street in the province by posing a series of questions that will serve to help create and define a vision. This session will seek local input in setting that direction.

Facilitator: D/Cst. Deb. Hagarty has been a police officer for 11 ½ years. The first 10 years were with the Stratford Police Service, where she worked as a community services officer for three years. Deb is currently a member of the Kawartha Lakes Police Service in the Institutional Investigation Unit.

Accommodation Required?

Contact: Admiral Inn and Conference Centre, 1754 Highway 7 West, Lindsay, Ontario Phone No.: 1-866-328-1743; www.admiralinn.ca

Registration Fees (all funds payable in Canadian dollars):

Prior to May 17, 2008: $25.00
After May 17, 2008: $40.00

Don’t delay… there is a limit of 70 people for this event.

Payment Options: Cash, cheque or money order payable to CPTED Ontario

Please submit with payment to:
c/o Kawartha Lakes Police Services Attn:
Deb Hagarty

6 Victoria Avenue North,
ON K9V 4E5
Fax: 705-324-6492

Click here to view/download a PDF version of the conference flyer with the attached registration form.

Photos from the conference