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Update to the LMS

May 28, 2020

CPKN staff recently hosted a webinar to provide an update on what’s a part of the update to the LMS. Want to know more? View the webinar video to hear from Randy Cameron about some new features and from Evan Jackson about what we need to do in the back-end to ensure a successful experience.  


Certificate Update in LMS

May 26, 2020

On May 25, CPKN successfully upgraded the LMS to ILIAS 5.4. Things went well and we are pleased with the transition. There is one outstanding item that requires additional work. Learner Certificates With the update to ILIAS 5.4, one of the enhancements is persisting certificates which means if a course is archived or removed, the learner will still have access to the certificate. Also all certificates will be saved in a new dropdown on the Personal Desktop called Achievements in addition to their traditional placement under the course title. CPKN’s development team will complete the migration of all learner certificates by June 5, 2020, however, it is a short two-step process for learners to migrate their own certificates in the LMS if they require immediate access. To access certificates, learners can follow these steps: Step One Log in to the LMS, visit the “Personal Data and Profile” dropdown on the Personal Desktop tab and click the “Start Migration” button in the notification. Step Two Click on the “Save” button. Step Three Learners will now find…


Weed Out The Risk Program

May 22, 2020

Weed Out the Risk: An-Anti Crash Course for Canadian Youth Weed Out the Risk (WOTR) is an interactive harm reduction program that aims to educate youth on the risks associated with using cannabis and driving or being a passenger in a high driver’s vehicle. The single-session challenges youth misconceptions about impaired driving using a variety of games, videos, and case studies to engage youth participants. WOTR is available in both French and English and has been endorsed by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, MADD Canada, the Cannabis Council of Canada, teachers and most importantly by the tens of thousands of youth participants who are now making more informed decisions. Our facilitator training allows you to bring the Weed Out the Risk program to your community. This training is a cost-effective and valuable professional development opportunity. Trainings can be completed in just a few hours either in-person or online. Upon completion of the training, participants receive full access to the program and its supplementary materials such as the Facilitator’s Manual and an Educator’s Guide.…


Modernizing Police Leadership Competencies Project Report

May 14, 2020

In the fall of 2019, CPKN began work on a project to update senior policing leadership competencies found in the Competency-Based Management Framework (CBMF) with project partners, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and Canadian Police College (CPC). This project is partially funded by Public Safety Canada with additional contributions from the project partners.  The project team engaged the services of the Community Safety Knowledge Alliance (CSKA) to undertake research and develop a project report. The final report has been complete and is available to download. The Modernizing Police Leadership Competencies project has proven to be a valuable initiative to the benefit of Canadian Policing. As you will see in the report, there were three significant outcomes: Creation of an updated Competency Profile for Police Executive Leadership (Appendix A of the report). This was based on information, discussions and analysis resulting from the literature review, community survey and facilitated workshop that formed the foundation of this project. Definition of a series of next steps to complete the updating of the Police Leadership Model taking…


Easter Long Weekend

April 9, 2020

CPKN’s office will be closed for the Easter Long weekend beginning on Friday, April 10, 2020. We will be back online Tuesday April 14, 2o20 to respond to your calls and emails.


How to Self-Serve During High Call Volume

April 2, 2020

CPKN is currently experiencing a higher than normal call and email volumes as we respond to many requests for access to courses, especially personal safety and mental health related courses in response to Covid-19. We are working hard to answer as many calls and emails as we can, please continue to be patient. In the meantime, did you know we have many helpful FAQ support resources to help learners navigate registration and the Learning Management System? Check out the Support page on CPKN for helpful tips on: Resetting your Username and Password Accessing your Certificate Registering for courses And more… Please visit this page and if you still need help, you will be directed to submit a support request. Happy learning, and stay safe and healthy. Visit the Support page.


Now Free! Personal Protection Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control

March 16, 2020

We have added Personal Protection Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control as a free course to Canadian police services as we continue to work to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more and register here


How is CPKN working through COVID-19?

March 16, 2020

Like many organizations across Canada, we are finding ways to continue working while following the guidelines and restrictions put in place by our Government and Chief Medical Officers. We have set up systems that allow us to work remotely so we can continue to be available to respond to your phone calls, emails, and requests. Please be patient with us as adjusted schedules may mean we need a little more time to reply to your requests. As we are all aware, the situation is changing and evolving on a daily basis. We will continue to communicate updates about our hours and service through this news page.


Now Free! Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness

March 13, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and measures underway globally to slow the spread of the virus, CPKN is offering Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness for free until June 30, 2020. This 30 minute course is available in both English and French. It will give learners an overall awareness and understanding of infectious diseases and pandemic preparedness. In addition to reviewing the causes, methods of transmission, and impacts of influenza infections, the course will describe personal preparedness measures to help minimize the spread of infectious disease. Learn more and register here: For more information, contact


February 17 – Islander Day

February 14, 2020

CPKN staff will be enjoying a long weekend for Islander Day. The office is closed on February 17, 2020. We will be in the office and ready to respond to your emails and calls on February 18, 2020.