About us

The Centre for Crisis & Risk Communications (CCRC), based in Calgary, Alberta and is a leader in crisis and risk communications. The CCRC is driven by the science and research of Dr. Vincent Covello on how the brain responds to communications in high stress crisis, high concern environments.

His research proven methods, formulas, and tools have been utilized around the globe, including by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the outbreak of Ebola in Africa. Utilizing these tools and formulas, the CCRC prepares organizations for their next crisis by conducting crisis and risk communication plan audits, writing, and executing crisis communication plans, providing training (crisis and media) and strategic communication counsel.

The Centre for Crisis & Risk Communications is supported by an advisory board including Dr. Covello, Dr. Timothy Coombs and other leading academics and professionals in the crisis communications field.

The CCRC, is available to support your organization 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

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Our Client’s Say

Learning Workshop

The practical tools and case studies in the workshop were most helpful. I really enjoyed the participatory style and small group conversations.

Ongoing Learning

This experience was engaging, informative, and useful. The things I have learned will help me in my future career within crisis communications.

Quick Support

Our event took us by surprise. The CCRC provided immediate, no questions counsel by phone which provided us reassurance that we were on the right track. Their follow up support was so helpful. We are now looking to them to help with ongoing crisis planning.