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Government reacts cautiously to possible classified document breach

Digital hacking collective Anonymous made good late Monday on a threat to release what it says is the first of many secret documents >> Read full article

Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre to install metal detectors

Facility to pursue new security measures, including restricting re-entry for patrons >> Read full article

Ontario-built police drone getting bird’s eye view of Toronto’s Pan Am Games

Before the athletes, coaches and droves of sports fans converge on events, York Regional Police are sweeping the areas with their Aeryon Labs SkyRanger >> Read full article

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Halifax Water pays for $2M in security

Halifax Water pays for $2M in security during labour disruption

The CBC reports that it has obtained a detailed breakdown of the security costs associated with an almost two-month labour disruption. According to the story, a utility spokesperson said, "It's a big system, it's a lot of infrastructure and so those costs are high. It's reasonable when you consider it provided security for the water system — a very, very large water system — for about a third of the population of this province as well as wastewater treatment facilities." >> Learn More…


RCMP underscores threat to passenger aircraft from "extremist insiders"

The sensational case of a Kansas airport worker who planned to blow up a plane could hold important lessons for Canadian security personnel trying to detect a brewing terrorist plot, an RCMP intelligence report warns >> Read full article

Massive security operation to protect President Obama in Kenya

A massive security operation is in place to protect President Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya, which has been frequently targeted by al-Shabab militants based in neighbouring Somalia >> Read full article

Violent crime rate down for 8th year in a row as crime falls to 1969 levels

Violent crime in Canada fell for the eighth straight year - despite a slight increase in homicides - with Saskatoon becoming the country's most crime-ridden city, Statistics Canada reported >> Read full article

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Webinar: Understanding the effects of PTSD and developing coping mechanisms

Location: Online
Date: Aug. 11 2015, 02:00pm - 03:00pm >> More Info

Cyber Security for ICS Canada

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: Sept. 9-11 2015 >> More Info

Security Canada Atlantic 2015

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Sept. 15, 2015 >> More Info

Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference 2015

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sept. 16, 2015 >> More Info

Focus On Hospitality Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Sept. 24, 2015 >> More Info