The Canadian Critical Incident (CCII) Annual Fall Seminar

The Canadian Critical Incident Inc. (CCII) in partnership with the New York Association of Hostage Negotiators are very excited to announce this year’s Fall Seminar will be held November 13-15, 2017 at the Double Tree Fallsview Resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario.The agenda will include case studies relating to the Pulse Nightclub Orlando Florida, the Dallas Police Department case studies on recent significant events. OPP case studies and the Ontario Correctional facility hostage taking of a Correctional Officer.

Registration starts on Sunday November 12, at 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Monday November 13 at 7:00 AM, with the opening ceremonies starting at 8:00 AM.

Building on the tremendous success of last year’s seminar, CCII is excited to work with the Double Tree Staff in providing a great venue for the annual CCII Fall Seminar. The cost remains the same as the last few years, $400.00 (includes HST). Registration includes a full buffet lunch,snacks and beverages as well as a hospitality night on Sunday November 12, 2017.

The Fall Seminar is an excellent learning and networking opportunity, by providing current and compelling case studies and lectures, relating to crisis negotiations, incident command and tactics, with both Canadian and U.S content.This year CCII will be reaching out to it's good friend and neighbor, the New York Association of Hostage Negotiators, to assist in providing dynamic guest speakers.

The exciting presenters confirmed so far will include;

  • Lt. Jack Cambria (ret.) NYPD will present the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting and subsequent barricade and negotiations.
  • Senior Corporal J.D Byas of the Dallas Police Department, SWAT Team member and Crisis Negotiator will present compelling case studies, which involved the Dallas P.D and Cpl. J.D Byas personally.
  • The OPP will present three compelling case studies; North West Region active shooter/barricade under challenging weather and logistical conditions. Blue Water Bridge Sarina, suicide attempt, closing down the bridge to Port Huron Michigan. Kawartha Lakes domestic related hostage taking, from a victim’s perspective.
  • Sgt. Jon Beninger, Ontario Corrections will present details of a hostage taking of a Correctional Officer in Thunder Bay.
  • Dr. Peter Collins will share his expertise and experiences relating to managing people suffering from a mental illness and in a state of crisis.

The Double Tree Fallsview Resort is offering a special blocked rate of $148.34 per night which includes a buffet breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. Attendees are responsible for making their own individual reservations by calling the reservation department at (905) 358-3817. Callers must identify themselves as being with the CCII Fall Seminar.

To book a room at last years rate click the following link.
Book a Room at The Double Tree Fallsview Resort

Plan now to attend the annual CCII Fall Seminar. Registration and hotel rooms are booking up.


Starts November 13, 2017
Ends November 15, 2017
Venue CCII Fall Seminar
Address Double Tree Fallsview Resort, 6039 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls Ontario


Price $400.00