APSA files complaint to Ombudsman's office
By Jennifer Brown
Ross McLeod hopes André Marin can shed some light on the expedited licensing process that was performed by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services in Ontario in the days leading up to the Summits and the dollar value of the contract.
Photo ID card gets facelift, but more responsibilities
By Rosie Lombardi
The ubiquitous photo ID card is undergoing some changes. Some of these are cosmetic but some are deeper. Many organizations are rethinking the information placed on employee cards and extending their use into new areas.
Contemporary's special treatment
By Jennifer Brown
It’s been a banner year for large-scale security operations in this country — especially for Contemporary Security Canada.
Air cargo security program aims to improve safety, but at what price?
On May 24, at airports across the country, six federal ministers unveiled the Air Cargo Security Program, a $95.7-million investment that will be phased in over the next five years. While it’s clear that the program will result in better security and safety measures, the level of efficiency remains uncertain.
Innovation Zone coming to Security Canada Central
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is partnering with Canadian Security magazine and SP&T News to produce The Innovation Zone — an exciting new attraction at Security Canada Central (SCC) this fall Oct. 20-21 at the Toronto Congress Centre.
This Week in Canadian Security:
Bosch ONVIF compliant dome cameras
Bosch Security Systems, Inc. has added two IP dome cameras to its 200 Series of ready-to-use, complete network video surveillance systems.
V-Track vehicle ID system
Keri Systems has released an RFID product designed to automatically identify vehicles for such applications as gated community access control, parking lot access, and fleet management.
Cash counting, secure storage
Volumatic will feature its CounterCache intelligent (CCi) electronic cash security and storage system at the National Food Safety Security Council (NFSSC) 2010 Expo.
Coming Up: Canadian Security July/August 2010
Cover story: Alberta Health’s centralized security operation
Tony Weeks, Executive Director, Protective & Parking Services with Alberta Health, together with his systems and investigations departments, oversees more than 800 sites across the province including health care, public health, EMS and a budget of $62 million, 500 employees and 60,000 parking stalls.
His department has embarked upon a seven-day-a week, 24-hour, province-wide security control centre — effectively a “911 centre for health care” that covers alarms, security cameras and dispatching for all of Alberta’s acute care facilities.
Securing the Nation - special supplement
Read about state-of-the-art security systems in public spaces such as the Art Gallery of Alberta and the Cty of Abbotsford; changes to air cargo security and a round up on the G20.
Organization profile: The Association of Certified Forensic Investigators (ACFI).
In every issue:
Viewpoint with Brian Robertson
CCTV & The Law with Elliott Goldstein
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
ASIS Toronto Chapter golf tournament August 12, 2010 Angus Glen, Markham, Ont. Registration and Continental Breakfast between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. Shotgun Start at 7:30 a.m. Reception and Lunch at 1:00 p.m. $140.00 per person or $500.00 for a group of four. Prizes and Giveaways! To Register Please Download the Form
Retail Loss Prevention Conference September 14, 2010
Security Canada Atlantic September 16, 2010 Ramada Crystal Palace Moncton, N.B.
CSIS Annual National Conference The Business of Security September 19-21, 2010 Crowne Plaza Hotel Ottawa Contact: Bob Marentette, 1-800-461-7748
ASIS International Oct. 12-15, 2010 Dallas, Texas
Security Canada Central Oct. 20-21, 2010 Toronto Congress Centre Toronto, ON
Human Security and Transnational Crime Feb. 21-23, 2011 1st Annual Conference Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, B.C.
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