This template is an optional tool for Controlled Goods Program (the program) registrants when developing their respective security plans for each place of business, including individual registered sites. Use this template to help your organization comply with the guideline for developing a security plan for safeguarding controlled goods.
Please provide the civic address(es) of registered site(s) where the controlled goods are kept.
The following definitions apply to this security plan:
To be in a position to examine, possess or transfer controlled goods.
An owner or senior official of the organization who is identified as a business official and has signed section H. Certification and consent of the Application for registration for that organization.
Controlled goods are primarily goods, including components and technical data that have military or national security significance, which are controlled domestically by the Government of Canada and defined in the Schedule to the Defence Production Act. Controlled goods can be in the form of tangible items such as parts or components, printed material or electronic data.
A business official or other employee of the organization who has been appointed by the authorized individual and has successfully completed the mandatory training for designated officials.
To consider in detail or subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning.
An individual who is authorized by a study permit or by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations to engage in studies in Canada and who is not an officer, director or employee of a company registered in the program.
Either actual possession, where the person has direct physical control over a controlled good at a given time, or constructive possession, where the person has the power and the intention at a given time to exercise control over a controlled good, either directly or through another person or persons.
A firm and bonding requirement.
An officer, director or employee of a company registered in the program who is neither of the following:
With respect to a controlled good, to dispose of it or disclose its content in any manner.
An individual, other than an international student, who is not an officer, director or employee of a company registered in the program and who is neither of the following:
The following people are responsible for the safeguarding of controlled goods:
The authorized individual must:
The designated official, in accordance with section 13 of the Controlled Goods Regulations must:
is responsible to keep and maintain, during the period of registration and for a period of 5 years after the day on which the company ceases to be registered, records that contain a description of:
is responsible to collect and keep, for a period of 2 years after the day on which the individual who is exempt ceases to have access to the controlled goods, evidence of:
Security breaches can be categorized as the loss, unauthorized examination/possession/transfer, theft, willful damage or tampering of controlled goods. The following procedures shall be followed in the event of a security breach involving controlled goods.
Advise the Controlled Goods Program within 3 days upon discovery of a potential security breach in relation to controlled goods.
Investigative steps must be initiated with regards to a security breach involving controlled goods.
Determine the following:
Security breach report form
Implement corrective measures to ensure that similar security breaches do not occur in the future.
Advise the program of a security breach via:
Controlled Goods Program
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
3rd Floor, 2745 Iris Street
c/o PSPC Central Mail Room
Portage III, OB3
11 Laurier St
Gatineau, QC K1A 0S5
All officers, directors, employees and temporary workers must undergo initial training prior to accessing controlled goods. This training must take into account the contents of this security plan and establish:
Refresher training must consist of an annual review of the above mentioned training.
The following security briefings must apply to visitors who are visiting this company to examine, possess or transfer controlled goods: