About Us

The Centre for Crisis & Risk Communications (CCRC), based in Calgary, Alberta 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 high stress crisis and change environments.


His research proven methods, formulas, and tools were used by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani in his communication response during the 911 terror attacks in New York and by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) in their response to the outbreak of Ebola in Africa.


Utilizing these tools and formulas, the CCRC prepares organizations for their next crisis by: conducting vulnerability 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, and other leading academics and professionals in the crisis communications field. At the CCRC, we are passionate about preparedness and are here to support your organization 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

Vision, Mission & Values


Every organization is fully prepared to respond effectively to a crisis.


Providing research-based and results-driven communications expertise and tools to help organizations prepare for and respond to a crisis.


Transparency, Passion, Safety, Reputation, Professionalism, Collaboration, Learning/Research, Integrity.

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