is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office
at the U.S. Consulate in Calgary, Canada. OSAC encourages travelers to use
this report to gain baseline knowledge of security conditions in Alberta,
Saskatchewan, and Northwest Territories. For more in-depth information, review
country page for original OSAC reporting, consular messages, and contact
information, some of which may be available only to private-sector
representatives with an OSAC password.
The current U.S. Department of State Travel
Advisory at the date of this report’s publication assesses Canada
at Level 1, indicating travelers should exercise normal precautions. Review
OSAC’s report, Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System.
Overall Crime and
U.S. Department of State has assessed Calgary as being a LOW-threat location for crime directed at or affecting official
U.S. government interests. Calgary continues to have a relatively low crime
rate, when compared to similar-sized cities (pop: 1.3 million) in the United
States, but there has been an increase over the past year in property crimes
and violent crimes. Through 2019, Calgary continued to see a high volume of drug
activity relating to fentanyl and methamphetamines, with most property crimes, homicides,
and gang violence related to these drug activities. Hate crimes declined in
2019, but continue to take place at a higher rate in Calgary relative to other Canadian
cities, according to Calgary Police Service’s (CPS) dedicated hate crimes unit.
Domestic violence has also declined but is still a problem. CPS attributes
these problems to the continued economic downturn in Alberta and the corresponding
rise in unemployment. CPS identified opioids, inner-city crime, and shootings
as top priorities for 2020, and is deploying resources to address these issues.
For the average resident or visitor, Calgary and the entire
consular district continues to be safe. Law enforcement support, both CPS and
the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), is very strong. Review OSAC’s report,
All That You Should Leave Behind.
overwhelming numbers of crimes in Calgary continue to target property (e.g. vehicles
and residences), but there also has been an increase in gang- and drug-related
crime. There were 20 confirmed homicides in Calgary in 2019, and 5 deaths and
multiple shootings in the first two weeks of 2020.
across all of Canada, as measured by both the crime rate and the Crime Severity
Index (CSI), increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2018. (Nationwide
2019 statistics are not yet available.) The CSI measures the volume and
severity of police-reported crime in Canada and has a base index value
of 100 for the year 2006. The change in
the CSI in 2018 was the result of higher police-reported
rates of numerous offenses. Ordered by their relative impact on the CSI,
these offenses include fraud (+13%); sexual assault without a weapon or
evidence of bodily harm (+15%); shoplifting of $5,000 or under (+14%); and
theft over $5,000 (+15%). Decreases in other offenses (e.g. breaking and
entering down 1%, and robbery down 3%) partially offset these increases.
reported more than two million Criminal Code incidents (excluding
traffic offences) in 2018, almost 70,000 more than in 2017.
At 5,488 incidents per 100,000 population, the rate of
crime reported to police increased 2% in 2018, but was 17% lower
than in 2008.
is important to note that the police-reported crime rate and
the CSI include only those incidents that come to the attention of
police, either through reporting by the public or through pro-active policing.
Results from the most recent General Social Survey on Victimization found that victims
reported just under one-third (31%) of violent and non-violent incidents.
The CSI increased
in two-thirds of Canada's largest cities (census metropolitan areas [CMAs])
in 2018, with the largest increases in Windsor, Ontario (+21%); Moncton,
New Brunswick (+15%); and St. Catharines–Niagara, Ontario (+15%). Breaking and
entering was an important contributor to the increases in Windsor and St.
Catharines–Niagara, while fraud was an important contributor to the increases
in Moncton and Windsor.
increasing in 2017, Canada's homicide rate declined 4% in 2018,
from 1.82 to 1.76 homicides per 100,000 population. Police
reported 651 homicides in Canada in 2018, 15 fewer
than the previous year. Despite the decline, the homicide rate was higher than
the Canadian average over the previous decade.
to large cities and popular tourist destinations should be aware that criminals
regularly target parked cars for opportunistic smash-and-grab thefts. Avoid
leaving any unattended possessions in a vehicle, even in the trunk. Due to the
high incidence of such crimes, motorists in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and other
jurisdictions can receive fines for leaving their car doors unlocked or for
leaving valuables in view. Exercise precaution to safeguard property.
Review OSAC’s reports, The Overseas Traveler’s Guide to ATM Skimmers
& Fraud and Taking Credit.
Review OSAC’s reports, Hotels: The Inns and Outs
and Considerations for Hotel Security.
and internet-related crime issues are like those identified in the U.S. Travelers
to Canada should continue to practice smart internet use and guard all
Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy, released in
2018, recognizes that robust cyber security is an essential element of Canadian
innovation and prosperity. The Strategy is adaptable and to account for a
continuously changing cyber landscape, introduces a new strategic direction,
and defines goals to achieve its vision of security and prosperity in the
Canada distributes cyber security operational
capabilities across different departments and agencies. Though measures are in
place to ensure good communication and coordination, ambiguity concerning roles
and responsibilities and the inherent difficulty in coordinating multiple
decision makers is a problematic. The new Canadian
Centre for Cyber Security (the Cyber Centre) within the Communications
Security Establishment (CSE) will address this gap as a single, unified team of
government cyber security technical experts that will be the definitive source
of unique technical advice, guidance, services, messaging and support on cyber
security operational matters for government, critical infrastructure owners and
operations, the private sector, and the Canadian public. The Centre will also
provide cyber security expertise to support lead agencies in the delivery of
their core functions, including collaborating with the RCMP’s NC3 and its law
enforcement efforts to address cybercrime.
The RCMP will establish the National Cybercrime
Coordination Unit (NC3 Unit) to coordinate Canadian police operations
against cybercriminals and to establish a national mechanism for Canadians and
businesses to report cybercrimes to police. Additionally, the RCMP will also
enhance its operational capacity (e.g. investigations, intelligence,
specialized technical investigative services, international presence, and
specialized cyber expertise) to take federal enforcement action against
priority domestic and international cybercrime activity.
Review OSAC’s reports, Cybersecurity Basics,
Best Practices for Maximizing Security on Public
Wi-Fi, Traveling with Mobile Devices: Trends & Best
Practices, and Satellite Phones: Critical or Contraband?
Road Safety and Road Conditions
road infrastructure remains good, with streets and highways similar to
comparable cities in the U.S. Drivers face no unusual hazards. Calgary has
strict anti-jaywalking regulations and corresponding fines, making road
accidents involving pedestrians less common than in other Canadian cities.
provinces except Ontario require drivers to keep their vehicle’s headlights on
during the day. All ten provinces have some form of cell phone/distracted
driving legislation in place. Motorcycles cannot share a lane, and safety
helmets for motorcycle riders and passengers are mandatory. Running a red light
is a serious concern throughout Canada. Pause before proceeding when a light
turns green. It is illegal to take automobile radar detectors into Québec,
Ontario, Manitoba, the Yukon, or the Northwest Territories, regardless of
whether they are in use. Police there may confiscate radar detectors,
operational or not, and impose substantial fines.
travel can be dangerous due to heavy snowfalls and hazardous icy conditions. Quebec
and British Columbia require snow tires in the `winter. Winter conditions and
wildfires may prompt the sudden closure of highways. Provincial ministries of
transport typically post closures and other alerts about road conditions on
their websites. Rocky Mountain passes are particularly susceptible to closures
and cannabis related driving offenses, such as driving while intoxicated (DWI),
driving while ability-impaired, and driving under the influence (DUI) of
alcohol or cannabis, are criminal offenses in Canada. Penalties are heavy, and
any prior conviction (no matter how old or how minor the infraction), is
grounds for exclusion from Canada. U.S. citizens with a DWI record must seek
approval for rehabilitation from Canadian authorities before travel to Canada,
which requires several weeks or months to process.
Review OSAC’s reports, Road Safety Abroad,
Driving Overseas: Best Practices,
and Evasive Driving Techniques;
and read the State Department’s webpage on driving
and road safety abroad.
Public Transportation Conditions
transportation in Calgary is safe, and similar to most public transportation
systems found in the U.S. Thefts and assaults can and do take place. Protect
purses and bags while in crowds.
Severe winter weather conditions
may make air travel difficult at times. Harsh winter weather can cause flight
delays, cancelations, and re-routed flights. Remain updated on current weather
conditions and the status of individual flights when traveling during the
winter, and be prepared for itinerary changes and delays.
The U.S. Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) has assessed the government of Canada’s Civil Aviation
Authority as compliant with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
aviation safety standards for oversight of Canada’s air carrier operations.
The United States conducts preclearance operations at Calgary
International Airport (YYC), Edmonton International Airport (YEG), and six
other airports across Canada, more than in any other country. Canada is the
only country in the world with which the United States has signed a new
Preclearance agreement that covers all modes of transportation across the
OSAC’s report, Security In Transit: Airplanes, Public Transport,
The U.S. Department of State has
assessed Calgary as being a LOW-threat
location for terrorism directed at or affecting official U.S. government
Canada’s Integrated Terrorism Assessment Centre (ITAC)
assesses the terrorism threat in Canada to be “Medium.”
This means extremist groups and individuals located in Canada and abroad, have
both the intent and capability to carry out an act of terrorism in Canada. Such
an attack could occur in Canada. Terrorists have identified uniformed personnel
as a particularly desirable target.
issue of returning foreign fighters is an ongoing national security concern. The
number of Canadian citizens leaving to join terrorist causes decreased in 2019.
Terrorism remains a threat as some of those individuals return to Canada. 20%
of these foreign terrorist fighters are female.
Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) has publicly commented that there
are international terrorist organizations active in Canada, in part due to the
porous southern border with the U.S. and Canada’s political asylum policies.
The principal terrorist threat to Canada and Canadian
interests continues to be that posed by individuals or groups inspired by
violent ideologies and terrorist groups, such as ISIS or al-Qa’ida (AQ). Fewer
Canadians are seeking to travel abroad to support groups like ISIS or AQ. A
small number of individuals maintain intentions to travel and some have made
attempts. When authorities prevent travel plans, some individuals may turn
their extreme intentions to the domestic environment. Canada continues to be a
source country for recruitment, fundraising, and other activities that
facilitate violent extremist activity abroad. Social media also remains a key
tool for individuals in Canada and abroad who wish to communicate with other
terrorists and violent extremist actors.
In the past year, individuals not formally connected to
any terrorist group continued to conduct attacks. These individuals, often
inspired by other attacks, adopt terrorist methods when conducting a violent
act. Over the course of the last year, terrorist groups and their followers
falsely claimed responsibility for attacks, when in fact they had no
involvement or foreknowledge of these acts. For example, in July 2018,
29-year-old Faisal Hussain opened fire in the busy Danforth neighborhood in
Toronto. While law enforcement officials confirmed that there was no terrorism
nexus, ISIS falsely claimed responsibility for the attack soon after it
Canada also continues to face threats from individuals
that support terrorist groups, such as Hizb’allah. Since the early 1980s, Hizb’allah
has been responsible for, or linked to, multiple large-scale terrorist attacks
worldwide; none of these attacks have occurred in Canada.
perspective: RCMP and CPS provide coverage during demonstrations in the city. Past
demonstrations have been held on a wide range of issues including local and
global concerns. Protests are typically smaller than those held in other cities
across Canada and generally peaceful. A permit from the City of Calgary is
required to legally hold a protest or demonstration. Most protests in Calgary
occur at the Calgary City Hall Plaza, which is located one block from the
terrorism and organized crime: Organized crime continued to be targeted by the
Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (https://www.alert-ab.ca/about-alert/teams/organized-crime-and-gangs),
RCMP, and Provincial Municipal Police agencies with great success in 2019. Most
groups targeted were involved in the drug trade.
Political, Economic, Religious, and Ethnic Violence
The U.S. Department of State has
assessed Calgary as being a LOW-threat
location for political violence directed at or affecting official U.S.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees
the right to protest, as well as the rights of freedom of conscience and
religion, expression, association, and peaceful assembly.
RCMP and CPS actively monitor and control civil unrest. However, demonstrations
in Calgary are typically nonviolent. Review OSAC’s report, Surviving a Protest.
Right-wing extremism (RWE) is traditionally driven by
hatred and fear, and includes a range of individuals and groups. Often coming
together in online communities, right-wing extremists back a wide range of
issues and grievances, including, but not limited to anti-government and
anti-law enforcement sentiment, advocacy of white nationalism and racial
separation, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, anti-immigration, male supremacy
(misogyny), and homophobia. The threat of violence from any individuals,
including those holding extreme right-wing views, may manifest in terrorist
activity or other forms of criminal violence. However, while those espousing racism,
bigotry, and misogyny may attempt to undermine the fabric of Canadian society, ultimately,
they do not usually result in threats to national security.
In Canada, individuals who hold extreme right-wing views
are active online, leveraging chat forums and online networks to exchange
ideas, as opposed to openly promoting violence. These individuals leverage
online chats and forums in attempt to create an online culture of fear, hatred,
and mistrust by exploiting real or imagined concerns.
Traditionally, violence in Canada linked to the far-right
has been sporadic and opportunistic. However, attacks perpetrated by
individuals who hold extreme right-wing views and other lesser-known forms of
ideological extremism can occur. A recent example is a 2018 van attack in
Toronto, which resulted in the deaths of ten people and alerted Canada to the
dangers of the online “incel” movement.
Right-wing extremism is not unique to Canada. Some
European RWE groups have established chapters in Canada. Likewise, some
Canadian RWE groups have far-right connections in Europe.
protest activity against U.S. government policies occurs, there is little
anti-U.S. sentiment among the Canadian populace.
rivers (the Elbow and the Bow) converge in Calgary. Flooding is a concern in
low-lying areas, including the downtown core. In June 2013, a catastrophic
flood in Calgary forced the evacuation of 75,000 residents and the temporary
relocation of the U.S. Consulate. Forest fires in northern Alberta forced the
evacuation of some 90,000 residents from Fort McMurray in 2016. Avalanches can
occur in the Rocky Mountains and backcountry areas of Alberta. Visitors should
check avalanche conditions and forecasts prior to undertaking recreational
activities including skiing and snowmobiling.
The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change produces an hourly Air Quality Index report, with forecasts ranging
from good to moderate air quality, similar to moderately sized U.S. cities.
Safety Canada identifies ten sectors of critical infrastructure (i.e. Health,
Food, Finance, Water, Information and Communication Technology, Safety, Energy
and Utilities, Manufacturing, Government, and Transportation). Canada’s
critical infrastructure is massive, geographically dispersed, and owned by many
different players, mostly in the private sector. Public Safety works with its
partners to manage risks and reduce vulnerabilities across these sectors.
Federal, provincial, and territorial governments, together with critical
infrastructure owners/operators, share responsibility for critical
infrastructure. Individuals also have a responsibility to be prepared for
disruption and ready to cope for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency.
and the United States share cross border critical infrastructure that govern
the movement of people and goods. With refineries, nuclear facilities, large
manufacturing operations, and other infrastructure located in close proximity
to the border, as well as energy, critical supply and transportation networks
that cross the border, impacts from disruptions can and do cross international
jurisdictions. The Canada-United States Action Plan for Critical Infrastructure
promotes resilience and an integrated approach to critical infrastructure
protection by enhancing coordination of activities and facilitating continuous
dialogue among cross-border stakeholders.
the last decade, Alberta has consistently had the highest worker fatality rates
in the country, spiking at 166 deaths five years ago. The province revamped its
workplace safety enforcement system in 2010, including hiring more inspectors,
posting company safety records online, and targeting specific industries that
are more prone to accidents. A major Canada Pacific rail line runs through
downtown Calgary. Local law enforcement and municipal/provincial authorities
have prepared disaster plans in the case of a derailment or incident that could
cause a chemical or industrial spill in the downtown core.
RCMP, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and other Canadian law
enforcement agencies are responsible for undertaking coordinated action to
counter the threats posed by intellectual property crime within Canada. The
RCMP is a partner agency at the U.S. National Intellectual Property Rights
Coordination Center. In 2019, the York Regional Police charged eight
individuals related to a 2018 seizure of thousands of counterfeit goods at the
Pacific Mall near Toronto. This investigation received support from CBSA, the
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the New York Police Department.
to INTERPOL, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) crime has confirmed links to
organized crime and terrorism. In addition to the tremendous losses to
government tax revenues and the legitimate Canadian economy, recent seizures of
counterfeit goods (e.g. pharmaceuticals, electrical products, auto parts,
contaminated shampoo/food products) show that unscrupulous counterfeiters can
jeopardize the health and safety of consumers.
remains the only G7 country identified in the Office of the United States Trade
Representative (USTR) 2019 Special 301 Report on IPR. Canada’s Priority Watch
List standing reflects a failure to resolve longstanding deficiencies in
protection and enforcement of intellectual property. The most significant step
forward Canada has taken is its agreement to important IPR provisions in the
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). After implementation, these commitments
will substantially improve the IP environment in Canada, including with respect
to areas where there have been long-standing concerns with enforcement against
counterfeits, inspection of goods in transit, transparency with respect to new
geographical indications (GIs), national treatment, and copyright term.
is relatively low risk to privacy concerns in Canada. Canada has two federal
privacy laws. Oversight of both federal Acts rests with the Privacy
Commissioner of Canada, who receives and investigates complaints.
Privacy Act governs the personal information handling practices on some 250
federal institutions. It limits the collection, use, sharing, and disclosure of
individuals’ personal information. It also gives individuals the right to
access and request correction of personal information about themselves held by
the federal government.
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) applies
to the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information (e.g. age, name,
ID number, ethnic origin) in the course of commercial activity. Organizations
and businesses must obtain an individual’s consent before collection, and individuals have the right to access and
challenge the accuracy of their personal information held by an organization.
PIPEDA is exempt in provinces that have similar provincial privacy legislation;
Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta have adopted private-sector legislation
deemed substantially similar to the federal law.
Personal Identity Concerns
Police-reported hate crimes
targeting sexual orientation rose 16% in 2017 (the most recent data available)
to 204 incidents. The law prohibits discrimination against LGBTI+ persons in
housing, employment, nationality laws, and access to government services,
including health care, and the government enforced the law. The law prohibits
discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender
expression, and the criminal code provides penalties for crimes motivated by
bias, prejudice, or hate based on personal characteristics, including sexual
orientation. There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or
the organization of LGBTI events in Canada. Review the State Department’s
webpage on security for LGBTI+ travelers.
The B’nai Brith Canada League for
Human Rights received 2,041 reports of anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, a 16%
increase from 2017. There were 1,809 incidents of anti-Semitic harassment in
2018, up 28% from 2017. Quebec, for the first time, had the greatest number of
anti-Semitic incidents, with more than one-third of all occurrences in the
country, despite Ontario having the largest Jewish population of any province. Review
OSAC’s report, Freedom to Practice,
and the State Department’s webpage on security for faith-based travelers.
The constitution and law prohibit
discrimination against persons with physical, sensory, intellectual, and mental
disabilities, including their access to education, employment, health services,
transportation, the judicial system, and other state services. Federal and
provincial governments effectively implement laws and programs mandating access
to buildings, information, and communications for persons with disabilities,
but regulation varies by jurisdiction. The federal Accessible Canada Act became
law in June to “identify, remove, and prevent” accessibility barriers in areas
that fall under federal jurisdiction. Review the State Department’s webpage on
security for travelers with disabilities.
2018, over 2,000 incidents motivated by hate were reported to police, an
increase of 47% over the previous year. The increase was largely attributable
to an increase in police-reported complaints motivated by hatred of a religion
or of a race or ethnicity. Hate crimes targeting the black population
represented 16% of incidents.
overall violent victimization rate (which includes sexual assault, assault, and
robbery) for indigenous persons in 2014 was more than double the rate of nonindigenous
law prohibits trafficking of controlled substances and narcotics, including
those that may be legal to possess under the law of certain states. Even though
Canada legalized the personal consumption of recreational cannabis in 2018,
Canadian law prohibits taking cannabis across Canada’s national borders,
whether you are entering or leaving Canada. Smugglers risk substantial fines, a
permanent bar from Canada, and imprisonment.
use and sales are a key issue in Calgary’s downtown core. Due to the redevelopment
of the city’s East Village, drug activity in 2015 migrated to the downtown
area, particularly around City Hall and the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate. Though
gang violence has increased in recent years, narcoterrorism is not a dominant
concern in Calgary. CPS has identified this as a priority and continues to
target those involved with noticeable success.
Canada is a producer of cannabis for its domestic drug market and for
export to U.S.; the use of hydroponics technology permits growers to plant
large quantities of high-quality marijuana indoors. Canada has increasing
ecstasy production, some of which is destined for the U.S.
Kidnapping for ransom is rare.
However, dozens of international parental child abductions occur each year
between the United States and Canada, with courts in both countries applying
the Hague Abduction Convention. All provinces have their own central authority,
which have strong relationships with the United States. They generally
coordinate directly with the Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues
on international child abduction cases, so the Embassy rarely becomes involved.
The National Centre for Missing
Persons and Unidentified Remains is an RCMP unit that maintains a national
database for finding missing people and identifying human remains that links
investigators nationwide when their cases match. The database provides support
to police, coroners, and medical examiners and lets them compare their
Review OSAC’s report, Kidnapping: The Basics.
control is stricter in Canada than in the United States. Violation of firearms
restrictions may result in prosecution and imprisonment. Visitors bringing any
firearms or ammunition into Canada must declare the firearms in writing using a
Non-Resident Firearm Declaration form. Visitors planning to borrow and use a
firearm in Canada must obtain a Temporary Firearms Borrowing License in
advance. You must present these forms in triplicate and sign them in front of a
CBSA officer at the border; it is not possible to make photocopies at the
border. Full details and downloadable forms are available at the Canadian
Firearms Program website,
under the heading "Visitors / Non Residents." Canadian law requires
that officials confiscate any firearms, ammunition, and other weapons from
persons crossing the border who do not declare having the items in their
possession. Authorities will not return confiscated firearms, ammunition, or
weapons. Inspect all belongings thoroughly prior to travel to Canada to avoid
the accidental import of firearms or ammunition. Read the State Department’s
webpage on customs
and import restrictions for information on what you
cannot take into or out of other countries.
recent years, there has been an increase in random checks of electronic media
of travelers entering Canada. Canadian officials may search your computers, cell
phones, and other electronic devices without a warrant at the border and
illegal content can result in the seizure of the device as well as detention,
arrest, and prosecution of the bearer.
The emergency line in Canada is 911. Calgary
Police Service (CPS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) handle local,
provincial and federal law enforcement issues in Alberta along with several
other municipal police agencies. These services are professional and responsive
when addressing criminal activity. The City of Calgary has modern emergency services
along with a state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Centre that was used during
the 2013 flood. This Operations Centre greatly assisted in an organized
response from city, provincial, and federal emergency services during the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is the national police service and an
agency of the Ministry of Public Safety Canada. RCMP is unique in that it is a
national, federal, provincial, and municipal policing body. RCMP provides a
federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract
to the three territories, eight provinces (all except Ontario and Quebec), more
than 190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities, and three international
emergency line in Canada is 911. A high level of medical care (comparable to
that in other industrialized countries) is available throughout the country,
although medical care in remote areas may be inadequate or not meet
international standards. Adequate medical care for routine minor-care medical
situations and stabilization prior to evacuation is available in remote areas. Find
contact information for available medical services and available air ambulance
services on the Embassy’s Medical
generally require up-front payment by cash or credit card, up to the total of
all anticipated charges, from foreigners prior to services or treatment.
Hospitals may waive up-front payment of other than a modest deposit if they
have existing cashless agreements with at least some major international
insurance providers. All hospitals provide some services free to Canadian
citizens. All hospitals must provide emergency stabilization without regard to
ability to pay. The U.S. Department of State strongly
recommends purchasing international health insurance before traveling
internationally. Review the State Department’s webpage on insurance overseas.
CDC offers additional information on vaccines and health guidance for Canada.
Review OSAC’s reports, The Healthy Way,
Traveling with Medication, I’m Drinking What in My Water?, Shaken: The Don’ts of Alcohol Abroad, Health 101: How to Prepare for
Travel, and Fire Safety Abroad.
OSAC Country Council
There is no Country Council in Calgary. Interested
private-sector security managers should contact OSAC’s Western
Hemisphere Team with
U.S. Consulate Contact
615 Macleod Trail SE, 10th Floor, Calgary,
Alberta, T2G 4T8
Main Line: (403) 266-8962
Post Security Officer: (403) 618-8787
(c), (403) 351-7753 (o)
Regional Security Officer
(coverage provided by Vancouver): (604) 642-6670
emergencies: (403) 266-8962
Other U.S. Diplomatic Posts In Canada
Embassy Ottawa, Consulate Halifax, Consulate Montreal, Consulate Québec, Consulate
Consulate Winnipeg, Consulate
Before you travel, consider the