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"DBI was hired by our department for their Risk Management expertize. They went above and beyond expectation on a regular basis providing ongoing consultation as required and managed the unique needs of our organization. I would most definitely recommend them for any consulting work in this area – as it is top notch!"
Anne Newman – Manager, Girl Guides of Canada


"The DBI Team take to heart their clients' needs and always delivers on their desired outcomes. An excellent combination of listening, doing, and follow-up."
Marc Merulla – President, Team Building Ottawa & Montreal


"The DBI Team are experts in risk management who helped our organization to create one of the most comprehensive risk management guides currently in use by a not for profit organization."
Linda Crawford – Director, Girl Guides of Canada


Each project we undertake is unique. Our systems model is the foundation from which we work. We have shared our approach in the book Managing Risk: Systems Planing for Outdoor Adventure Programs.

York School

Project Showcase – The York School's Excursion Program

Camp Goodtimes

Project Showcase – Camp Goodtimes a Canadian Cancer Society camp for kids with cancer.

Ontario Parks

Project Showcase – Ontario Parks - Bonnechere Provincial Park emergency response site assessment.


We work with hundreds of organizations. Whether you're big or small you will get the same results - solutions to your specific needs.

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Why We Do What We Do

We believe everyone should experience risk. Risk is formative – it changes people. Risk makes us all better. Risk can also be destructive. Risk can cause loss. This potential for loss often prevents people from engaging in risk. We feel this is a tragedy – risk can be managed. We believe risk must be embraced, not feared. Managing risk creates experiences that change people for the better.
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Working With You

We work with not-for-profit organizations, educational institutions, governing bodies, individual businesses, large corporations and all levels of government. Our levels of involvement have ranged from project start-up to reviews and assessments of existing programs to the development and implementation of new programs and strategies. We help you develop solutions.
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Matt Cruchet

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Matt’s strengths lie in operational assessment where he uses his experience in the not-for-profit, youth-service, adventure travel and emergency planning industries to evaluate and manage risk.  -->


Jon Heshka

Jon bridges the real world of risk management with the rigour of academia. Jon understands risk and the law and can help organizations achieve their risk management targets. -->

Jeff Jackson

Jeff is an award winning educator who brings a business management perspective that spans adventure tourism, economic development, health care and education to the DBI Team. -->