Inter-Op Canada News


STRATFORD, ON. CANADA - The City of Stratford, one of the world’s Top Seven Intelligent Communities, and Inter-Op Canada, a Montreal-based company that integrates emergency services communication systems (voice, radio, telephone, text and data)  in communities across Canada, have agreed to develop...   Read More
STRATFORD BEACON HERALD - Getting all First Responders on the same wavelength
THE STRATFORD CITIZEN - City to develop a nationwide first
iONStratford - Cities Broadband Network Helping to Make us Safe
STRATFORD BEACON HERALD - Stratford, ON -  Stratford's reputation as a "living lab" for new technology is continuing to grow in Canada and abroad and could help propel it to the top spot in the Intelligent Community Forum's list of the world's smartest cities... Read More
THE WATERLOO REGION RECORD - Waterloo Region -  In an emergency, when lives are at risk and seconds count, rescuers need to talk to each other quickly and effectively. That didn’t happen after a helicopter crashed Nov. 28 at the Region of Waterloo International Airport... Read More
Profile of the Month
- Inter-Op Canada. ( is headed by JP Safar and Marc Lamothe, who truly reminds us of the long-fabled little engine that could! Their executive team is tireless, optimistic, and savy. Their product rocks too! They have been CATA members for a number of years, and always seem to strive to punch above their weight. They’ve sponsored all but one of the Vendor Outreach Forums, are taking a leadership role in our Technology Roadmap, and participate in our public safety initiatives to make full use of the networking and business developing opportunities these provide them. They have secured new business as a direct result of their CATA involvement which is of course always a story we like to share! Whether a First Responder looking for their technology, or as a vendor looking for validation on the value CATA can bring to you as a member, please do not hesitate to contact Inter-Op Canada. JP Safar can be reached at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ... Read More
Montreal, QC - Inter-Op Canada, Inc. today announced the launch of its Value Added Reseller (VAR) program. Inter-Op Canada is currently inviting qualified parties to participate in its resale program...   Read More
- Speakers include: Michael Doucet Chief Information Officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Inspt. (Ret`d) Lance Valcour, supporting the Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) and the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group, Russell Heal, Project Manager, General Dynamics Canada, and Jim Peter Safar, President, Inter-Op Canada... Read More
WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced $25.5 million in grant funding under the Border Interoperability Demonstration Project (BIDP)—a one-time competitive grant program focused on developing innovative solutions to strengthen interoperable emergency communications along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico...   Read More
Montréal, QC - With a new identity reflecting its commitment to young entrepreneurs and the arrival of Andrew Molson as Chair of its Board of Directors, the Fondation du maire : le Montréal inc. de demain is better positioned than ever before to support the development of youth entrepreneurship... Read More

*Jim Peter Safar, President of Inter-Op Canada, at 2:39 minute mark.                   Full Testimonial.

First Responder Technology Roadmap
- Yes, the Federal Election killed our Spring launch, so now looking at a possible late May or early June launch. While most of the funding has been obtained or promised as ear-marked by our partners, some corporate sponsorship opportunities still exist. Contact me for a copy of our sponsorship prospectus if you would like to join the leadership provided by companies such as Motorola, Lightsquared, and Inter-Op Canada in their support of this critical initiative... Read More
- CATAAlliance along with its founding supporters, the Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) and the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) is pleased to announce the formal launch of the highly anticipated 4th Annual First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum. Welcome to returning sponsors Motorola, HARRIS, Inter-Op Canada... Read More
Saint-Laurent, QC - Trois nouvelles entreprises voient le jour tandis qu’une quatrième prend de l’expansion grâce au soutien financier du Centre local de développement (CLD) Centre-Ouest, une division de Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL)...   Read More
Halifax, NS - Please view this video of Jim Peter Safar, President & CEO, Inter-Op Canada & Innovation Leader as he talks about interoperability and the challenges for the tri-services and multimedia sharing platforms... Read More

Montreal, QC - The Fondation is very proud to welcome a group of young and dynamic entrepreneurs into its business community...   Read More
Saint-Laurent, QC - Les célébrations entourant le cinquième anniversaire de la division entrepreneuriale de Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), qui se déroulaient aujourd'hui au Cégep de Saint-Laurent, ont été l'occasion de dévoiler le grand gagnant de PME Académie...   Read More
- We are pleased to annouce that Inter-Op Canada has joined the growing ranks of new CATA members...   Read More
Montreal, QC - Jim Peter Safar talking about entrepreneurship, first responder emergency response, interoperability and PME Academy...

Saint-Laurent, QC - Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), la Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Saint-Laurent et le Groupe Financier Banque TD sont fiers de présenter les entrepreneurs qui feront leur entrée à PME Académie...   Read More
Saint-Laurent, QC - Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), la Chambre de Commerce de Saint-Laurent et le Groupe Financier Banque TD sont fiers d'annoncer le nouveau concours PME Académie. Il s'agit d'une occasion privilégiée pour les entrepreneurs montréalais innovateurs de soumettre leur projet d'entreprise et se mériter jusqu'à 100 000 $ en financement dont 30 000 $ en bourse TD pour faciliter le démarrage de leur entreprise... En Savoir Plus
Saint-Laurent, QC - Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saint-Laurent and TD Bank Financial Group are proud to announce the new PME Académie competitions-a privileged opportunity for innovative Montréal entrepreneurs to submit their business plan and earn up to $100,000 in financing, including a $30,000 grant from TD to facilitate their business start-up...   Read More