The Canadian Journal of Emergency Management (CJEM) publishes papers in the field of emergency management in Canada.
You are invited to submit papers on relevant topics in this field.

Open Access

Papers published in the CJEM are made freely available online. They are published under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial licence (CC BY-NC 4.0). There are no fees to submit or publish papers in the CJEM, nor subscription fees to read the CJEM.

General Requirements for Publication

English and French: papers submitted in English will be published in English; papers submitted in French will be published in French.

All authors must fulfill all the criteria listed below:

  • Have made substantial contributions to the conception, design, or data acquisition/analysis/interpretation of the work;
  • Have drafted the work or revised it critically for important intellectual content;
  • Agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved;
  • The lead author provides final approval of the version to be published;

Original Work
All submitted papers must be based on original work by the authors. Submitted papers may be checked with duplication-checking software, and any claims of plagiarism will be investigated. Duplicate publication (a paper that overlaps substantially with one previously published) is discouraged. Authors must declare that all submitted content is the intellectual property of its authors, and that any copyrights or licenses required for publication in the CJEM have been secured.

Manuscript Length
Manuscripts should be 3,000-5,000 words in length.

Submission of Your Overview

Consideration for publication will be initially based on the submission of an overview of the manuscript.

The 250-word overview must provide an outline of the central thesis, theories or concepts referenced.  The proposal is not a summary, but rather an abridgement of the final paper.

Please send your overview (not the final paper), in Microsoft WORD format, to

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