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COVID-19 – Has your organization completed a post-incident report?

Since no one knows when the COVID-19 situation will end, starting your post-incident review process now is recommended. Post-incident reports help build stronger, more versatile, discussion-oriented teams and promote best practice. We have put together a best practice leaflet on post-Covid-19 review process.

Best Practice – Issue 5

Premier Continuum supports essential services and activities as defined by the government

We will maintain our activities, accordingly, taking into account public health guidelines. You can contact us by email, by phone or by accessing the customer portal directly for any request related to ParaSolution.

3/25/2020 - COVID-19 Notice


Premier Continuum Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Program Solutions, Worldwide for its ParaSolution Software.

Premier Continuum Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Program Solutions, Worldwide for its ParaSolution Software.  Innovative since its inception, ever evolving and fueled by 22 years of consulting, hands-on experience and BCM training leadership, ParaSolution has made Premier Continuum a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for BCMP Solutions, Worldwide. 

“To us, being recognized as a Leader by Gartner is a testimony to the relevancy and completeness of ParaSolution,” stated Isabelle Primeau, Founder and President at Premier Continuum. 

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Our Latest Events

Webinar: ISO 22301 and its Suite of Standards to Evaluate BCP Performance

Despite the utmost importance of having a working BCM program in place, there is yet no consensus among BCM practitioners on which metrics to use to evaluate program performance and how to implement them successfully and in a cost-effective way. During this session, our Premier Continuum Executive Vice-President Marie-Hélène Primeau, in collaboration with Continuity Insights, will provide an overview of the standards that can be used as the foundation of an efficient business continuity program evaluation approach. It will offer insight into the planning phase meant to lead to stronger execution and results and it will also present a roadmap on how to implement standard-based metrics.

National Post Special Issue on Business Continuity

In these times of uncertainty, businesses need the right Business Continuity tools, strategies, and information to strengthen organizational resilience and avoid downtime. Premier Continuum teamed up with Media Planet and the National Post to educate Canadians businesses on tools and strategies to remain resilient. Read the BCM special interactive issue here: or download the booklet.

Webinar: Being a Leader in the Organization's Resilience in the Light of COVID-19

Our Premier Continuum Executive Vice-President Marie-Hélène Primeau, in collaboration with the Disaster Recovery Journal Expert, recently delivered a webinar highlighting how important it is, in the light of Covid-19, that business continuity practitioners maintain a leadership role in increasing the organization’s resilience and adapt the BCMP. Key take-aways from this webinar include how to best use The BCI Good Practice Guidelines, how to drive return on investment; the great evolution of Business Continuity: from mandatory expense to strategic investment.

Others News and Events

A look at how workplaces can prepare for possible coronavirus outbreak

Marie-Helene Primeau of the Montreal-based risk management company Premier Continuum says she’s spent recent days fielding questions from several firms seeking guidance on what to do if the rapidly spreading illness that originated in China threatens the health of employees and customers. “Everyone’s looking at their state of readiness,” says Primeau, whose company provides training and advice to a range of firms including banks, insurance companies, government agencies and those in manufacturing. “They’re actively revisiting the plans, but they’re not necessarily stockpiling masks.”

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The Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) Gets a New National Sponsor: Premier Continuum.

PCI announces a partnership to promote Business Continuity across Canadian Organizations. PCI values this new sponsorship and looks forward to continuing its involvement in DRIE events. The partnership is off to a strong start, with Isabelle Primeau scheduled to give a presentation on how AI helps crisis management teams make better decisions on December 10, 2019, in Toronto.

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Premier Continuum and ParaSolution announce a sponsorship supporting the ACP to promote the Business Continuity community and foster connection among its practitioners. 

We are pleased to become a sponsor of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP), a world’s premier association of resiliency professionals, nurturing its mission of shaping and supporting the global community of resilience practitioners. 

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Marie-Hélène Primeau will attend to BCI Volunteer Meeting, BCI World Conference and BCI Global Awards.

On November 2 to 5, Marie-Hélène Primeau,  Executive Vice President of Premier Continuum and President of BCI Canada Chapter, will be spending the week in London to attend all BCI events of this week. First, on November 2-3, she will participate to BCI Volunteer Meeting. Then, she will be a speaker of the BCI World Conference on November 5, presenting session : Being a leader in the organization's resilience. Finally, she will support her peers at the final Gala Dinner on November 6th. 

Premier Continuum attends at Continuity Insights in New York City.

On October 21st, Premier Continuum was present for this 8th annual Continuity Insights New York Conference. Philippe Tassé, our senior-consultant, presented a 60-minute presentation under the theme : How Using Your Business Continuity Plans (BCP) for Smaller Incidents Increases Your Organization’s Resilience and Return on Investment (ROI).  Those events attract more than 225 business continuity professionals for a full day of educational programming, networking, lively discussion, and an exhibit hall featuring the latest in resilience solutions and technologies. 

Premier Continuum participates in a special interview for the CIR Magazine.

The CIR Magazine (Continuity Insurance & Risk) has become an essential reading for risk management, commercial insurance and business continuity professionals. CIR's portfolio comprises multi-channel campaigns through the magazine, website and video, the Business Continuity Awards, the Risk Management Awards, the National Insurance Awards, roundtables and research. In this edition, find Marie-Hélène Primeau & our client Elaine Comeau from la Banque Nationale in Quebec sharing a market analysis. 

Consult the PCI Booklet from the CIR Magazine September/October 2019

Isabelle Primeau presents Monitoring Social Media Sentiments to Better Manage your Communications

Explore the Education Month webinar programme to attend and provide an excellent opportunity to improve your knowledge wherever you are and put your questions to industry experts.

Isabelle and Marie-Hélène Primeau jointly won a 2016 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing the country’s leading female entrepreneurs. The program is an initiative of Women of Influence, an award-winning organization dedicated to advancing Canadian women. Out of 5,500 nominees, 18 Finalists from coast to coast were selected to represent 6 Award Categories. The ADP Micro-Business award is dedicated to female entrepreneurs that are owning and operating small businesses demonstrating a successful growth rate. Isabelle and Marie-Hélène Primeau, representing the East region, won this category.

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