In partnership with Calgary Police Service & Bow Valley College


June 20th-June 22nd 2023


The CAPE Executive team would like to invite you and your colleagues to attend the 2023 CAPE Conference in Calgary, Alberta from June 20th-22nd, in partnership with Calgary Police Service and Bow Valley College.

We will have a number of outstanding speakers joining us in Calgary to discuss topics surrounding the theme of organizational wellness.

We are thrilled to announce that Chief of Police Keith Blake, of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service will be kicking off the conference as our keynote speaker.

We know that the chance to connect with your colleagues from across Canada, learn from our engaging line-up of speakers and visit the Calgary Police Service and Bow Valley College will make this a conference you don't want to miss in 2023.

An agenda is available HERE.

To register CLICK HERE.

The CAPE hosts and executive are pleased to announce that on Monday June 19th 2023, the Calgary Police Service is offering a complimentary additional workshop for CAPE Conference delegates dealing with the important topic of Police Member Suicide.

Spots are extremely limited and available to delegates who complete a registration for the conference, on a first come, first served basis.

More details HERE.


The CAPE Conference is a unique opportunity to collaborate and share knowledge with a diverse selection of peers and professionals in policing education.

The conference allows for an exchange of best teaching and training practices with partners across Canada.

The 2023 conference will also provide our delegates a firsthand view, through tours at Calgary Police and Bow Valley College, to expand the scope of their own understanding around current and important topics effecting the industry and how best to educate and train learners in those areas.


Chief K Blake

CHIEF KEITH BLAKE is proud to lead alongside the sworn and non-sworn members of Tosguna, and to serve the beautiful community of Tsuut’ina Nation. Chief Blake believes in the importance of providing community centered policing, adapting to meet the cultural and socioeconomic needs of the Tsuut’ina Peoples and to address root causes of crime.
After serving 24 years in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Keith Blake was sworn in as the 5th Chief of Police of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service on May 16th, 2013.
Keith has been privileged to have completed all of his service in the Province of Alberta and experienced firsthand the culture, pride and honour in being a part of the policing in seven different First Nations communities across Alberta.
Keith is currently a Vice-President of the First Nation Chiefs of Police Association, as well as a sitting member of the Assembly of First Nations policing taskforce for the co-development of the overdue and needed essential service legislation. He also Chairs the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Policing with Indigenous Peoples committee as well as being the Executive sponsor of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police Policing with Indigenous Peoples committee.
Chief Blake is invested in advocating for First Nations Policing, raising awareness, and supporting solutions related to the challenges and triumphs of Indigenous Policing across our Country, and he remains truly humbled to serve the visionary people of the Tsuut’ina Nation.


  • The theme of the conference is Organizational Wellness
  • The conference includes: engaging speakers, a chance to socialize and collaborate with police educators and leaders across Canada, visits to Calgary Police Service and Bow Valley College
  • Registration costs:
    • $650 (online registration EXTENDED until June 1st, 2023)
      This will include: breakfasts, lunches, snacks at breaks, bus to Calgary Police training facility and return, and a banquet dinner on Thursday June 22nd.
  • Accommodations: A group rate of $229 a night has been secured at Delta Hotels Calgary Downtown
    • The rate will be available until our block sells out, or until June 1st, 2023
    • The rate is secured from Friday June 16th 2023 to Monday June 26th 2023 for those who wish to arrive early or stay late and enjoy all that Calgary has to offer - need ideas? CLICK HERE

  • All individual reservations for Delta Hotels Calgary Downtown can be made through the following link:
    or through the hotel’s reservations department at +1 800-665-8571.
  • To receive the group discount and to ensure that all reservations are properly coded to your group room block, it is imperative that attendees request the special convention rate for the Canadian Association of Police Educators when making your reservation.
  • Reservations must be received by June 1st 2023. After this date any unused rooms will be released back to general hotel inventory.
  • ROOM RATE: $229/night
  • ROOM RATE available: Friday June 16th 2023-Monday June 26th 2023