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PS union asks court to block new 'invasive' security checks

The union representing professionals in Canada’s public service is going to court to stop the rollout of a new and “unduly invasive” security clearance process that includes fingerprinting, credit and criminal checks, and a sweeping search of Internet use as the minimum screening for all employees and new hires >> Read full article

Computer researcher denied flight after aircraft security tweet

United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked >> Read full article

Edmonton rec centre security worries councillors

As Edmonton police continue to petition for more resources, one city councillor is suggesting a different approach to tackling crime in and around the city's recreation centres >> Read full article

 
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Federal budget to address security, anti terrorism programs

Federal budget to address security, anti terrorism programs, sources say

The Conservative government plans to use the coming federal budget to underscore its pre-election messaging on the importance of national security. The budget due Tuesday is expected to earmark resources to help security agencies carry out enhanced responsibilities under new anti-terrorism legislation >> Learn More…

 
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Dozens of Victoria buildings missing keys, putting security at risk

Security has been compromised for at least 35 multi-unit residential and commercial buildings in Victoria after keys were stolen from their lock boxes >> Read full article

Cyberattacks on federal research agency tried to beat the clock: documents

Time stands still for no one, but that didn't stop cyberattackers from trying to shut down a National Research Council service that synchronizes computer clocks >> Read full article

Terror fight hampering work on other criminal files, senior Mountie says

A senior Mountie says shifting hundreds of RCMP officers to counter-terrorism has hurt the national police force's efforts to fight organized crime >> Read full article

 
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 22, 2015 >> More Info

ASIS Toronto Chapter Best Practices Seminar

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 23, 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 13, 2015 >> More Info

Port Secure 2015

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: May 19, 2015 >> More Info

Innovative Entrance Integration Showcase

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 28, 2015 >> More Info