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G4S Canada hires Terry Hoffman to lead new practice
Terry Hoffman has joined G4S Canada as managing director of client risk and compliance

PwC: Canadian retailers losing more than $10 million a day to shrink
Canadian retailers are losing about $4 billion a year to shrink, according to a joint study from PwC and the Retail Council of Canada

ASIS Toronto scholarship program in full swing
The ASIS Toronto chapter has made some changes to its annual student scholarship program for 2013

Canada and U.S. undertake cross-border cargo security pilot program
The Prince Rupert Pilot is designed to improve cargo security and harmonize the screening process for maritime cargo

ICSPA to study impact of cyber crime in Canada
The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) undertakes study supported by CGI Group, McAfee, Research In Motion, Lockheed Martin and Above Security

Garda bid to take firm private approved
The Quebec Superior Court has approved a plan for Garda to be taken private by a consortium formed by the company's CEO and a private equity firm


Emergency preparedness: What businesses need to know
Recent events, such as the armed gunman incident last month in a Vancouver hotel, highlight the need for effective emergency planning. Expert David Hyde talks us through the process

More video: Crosscheck Networks on the Forum Sentry XML Gateway Solution

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NVR with SCADA support
Moxa NVR designed to meet requirements of energy plants and other harsh environments

All-environment camera
The EX14N from Bosch is an all-environment Integrated Day-Night (IDN) camera

Wireless transmitter
The Honeywell 5816OD is a weather-proof, water-resistant outdoor wireless transmitter

Coming Up: Canadian Security November/December 2012

On the Cover: Real-Life Convergence
Director of safety, security and emergency management at BCIT Glen Magel oversees a department that has recently introduced a comprehensive security program. The program, which lays out measurable targets and accountability measures, is also integrated with the IT department and includes an incident reporting system.

Regular columnists and departments:
ASIS Update
World Watch
Product Focus: Fire & Life Safety
From the Top by Glen Kitteringham
CCTV and the Law by Elliott Goldstein
The Consultant by Terry Hoffman
Privacy Matters by Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Book Reviews with Derek Knights

Calendar of Events

Toronto Emergency Management Symposium Nov. 14-15, Toronto, Ont.

Managing the Bomb Threat Nov. 15 Calgary, Alta.

Managing the Bomb Threat Nov. 26 Vancouver, B.C.

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: School (K-12) Security Nov. 28, Richmond Hill, Ont.

Managing the Bomb Threat Nov. 28 Ottawa, Ont.

Life safety trends, gaps & considerations within your "best practice" security management program Nov. 28 Toronto, Ont.

ISC East Nov. 28-29 New York, N.Y.

ASIS Toronto Chapter Meeting Nov. 29 Toronto, Ont.

17th Annual Fraud & Anti-Counterfeiting Conference Dec 5-7 Toronto, Ont.

Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference Dec. 12-13 The Waldorf Astoria

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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