PSEPCPublic Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
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PSEPC is an initiative of the Paul Martin government with the mandate "to secure the safety of Canadians and protect against or respond to national crisis, natural disasters and security emergencies.
PSEPC is under the direction of Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan and includes the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service and the Canadian Boarder Service.
PSEPC is responsible for protecting Canadians and maintaining a peaceful and safe society; at the same time, the federal government created the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
For its part, the Canadian government says the PSEPC is trying to keep pace with demand for secure-but-speedy border crossings.