ISSA Ottawa invited to ASIS - April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ottawa Police Association - Russell's Lounge
141 Catherine Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1C3
Venue website

NOTE:  ISSA Ottawa will not have a chapter meeting for April.
ASIS Ottawa have graciously extended an invitation to their April meeting held Wednesday April 18, 2018 at the Ottawa Police Association on Catharine Street.


MeToo - Now What? - Best Practices for Workplace Investigations for Security, HR and Others

Harassment….it is on Twitter, in the news and a current topic of conversation. Everyone is talking about it. What are the best practices for workplace investigations for security, human resources and others in your organization?  What happens when someone comes to you about harassment complaint? Maybe you need to know more about the legal aspects? You think that you might understand workplace investigations – or do you? You need to know more about the topic of harassment and the issues surrounding this from ASIS chapter member David Black, CPP and lawyer Alan Whyte from ‎Cunningham Swan LLP.

• When: Date: Wednesday, April 18th
• 5:00 -6:00 p.m. – Registration/ Networking
• 6:00- 6:15 p.m. – Chapter Update/ Draw
• 6:15-7:00 p.m. – Buffet Dinner
• 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Guest Presentation / Q&A
• 8:00-9:00 p.m. – Networking

Tickets are $20 Current ASIS Members / $30 Non-members and guests

All tickets must be purchased in advance online. You will receive a confirmation receipt.


David Black, CPP

Mr. Black of Investigative Risk Management spent 17 years in various roles in Law Enforcement, then ventured into the private sector opening a Private Investigations Agency.  That lead to Mr. Black joining an existing firm where he became a partner and managed offices in Ottawa, Kingston and Trenton for the largest agency in Canada.

Mr. Black served 2 terms at the President of the Council of Private Investigators. He also served on the Board of the Kingston Chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association.

Mr. Black recognized that much of his work dealt with Security and Workplace issues, so he joined ASIS in 1995 and in 1996 obtained his CPP.

Mr. Black also recognized the need for effective and professional Workplace Investigations so has continually sought to acquire the necessary skills. To date, Mr. Black has conducted countless such investigations for both government and private sector clients.


Alan Whyte

Alan is a partner in the Labour and Employment group of Cunningham Swan LLP in Kingston. He has practised labour and employment law for management for over 35 years throughout Eastern Ontario and also conducts workplace investigations. He acts for unionized and non-union employers in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Cunningham Swan, he served as a Vice-chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario from 2008-2010. He is a regular presenter at conferences and seminars.