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Reality training: Cadillac Fairview security personnel learn real-world fire and life safety skills
Smoke begins to fill the room and within three minutes it becomes difficult to see. Then power is lost and you are standing in darkness with smoke rising around you.
Between the smoke starting to fill your airways and the lack of lighting, you suddenly start to panic as you realize you have no idea how to get out of the room you are in to the ground level below.

Alberta introduces mandatory training and examination for new security guards
The Province of Alberta introduced a new security licensing program, which came into effect on June 1, requiring that newcomers to the profession take 40 hours of training and pass an exam.

ASIS Toronto adds “Security Educator” to practitioner awards line up – deadline Aug. 31
The deadline is fast approaching for submissions to ASIS Toronto’s annual Security Practitioner Awards

Investigation firms merge
Canpro Global Services Inc. and King‐Reed & Associates LP have amalgamated to create the largest risk mitigation and investigation company in Canada.

The British path to professionalization
Recently, the United Kingdom has taken a decisive step forward in the path to professionalization with a new initiative: The Register of Chartered Security Professionals (RCSP).


One hander card holder
The convenient new One Hander Card Holder from EK Ekcessories features a similar design as a flip cell phone; the face of the protective clear case flips open to expose the ID or Proximity card for scanning and in the closed position it has a protective shield to prevent unauthorized scanning of your ID card.
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Bosch adds long-range motion detector to professional series
Company extends professional series of motion detectors with a new long range TriTech model that combines passive infrared (PIR) with adjustable microwave sensing technologies.
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iViewer app from Vivotek
Vivotek has announced the availability of the new iViewer App for iPhone and iPad, delivering a powerful mobile viewing application for Vivotek cameras.
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Coming Up: Canadian Security July/August 2011

Tim McCreight, CISO Province of Alberta

Winnipeg Health Authority rolls out networked access control across 22 locations.

Also In this issue:
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
ASIS Chapter update: Southwestern Ontario Chapter news
Regulatory round up with Fraser McGuire
Tech Watch with Marty Musters
Book Reviews with Derek Knights
World Watch

Calendar of Events:

Security Canada West June 15, 2011 River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, British Columbia

Security Industry Association June 18-21, 2011 Certified Security Project Manager program River Rock Casino Resort Vancouver, B.C.

21st World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) June 19-22, 2011 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building 255 Front Street West Toronto call (905) 948-0470 ext. 2246 Toll free: (866) 912-WCDM (9236) ext. 2246

Anixter Showcase June 22, 2011, Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver, B.C.

SANS Ottawa August 28 to Sept. 2, 2011 Information security training conference

Security Canada Atlantic Sept. 14, 2011 Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

ASIS International 2011 Sept. 19-22, 2011 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits Orlando, Florida

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Canadian Security website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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