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SWITCH BC revamps violence prevention training for people working in health-care settings

SWITCH BC is a new organization in the workplace health and safety space, and its name stands for Safety, Wellbeing, Innovation, Training and Collaboration in Health care.

Internal documents show what RCMP considered 'lessons learned' from 'Freedom Convoy'

After policing the "Freedom Convoy," the RCMP came away with lessons learned, newly released documents show — including the need to better prepare for the potential targeting of emergency phone lines.

CSIS warns 'smart city' technology can open door to attacks, foreign interference

Taking the necessary steps to address the security threats of smart cities will require informed discussion and consultation at all levels of government, the CSIS report says.

Nexus trusted-traveller program to fully resume by April 24 after yearlong standoff

The Nexus trusted-traveller program will fully ramp back up within five weeks, allowing frequent border crossers to complete their applications and speed up their trips, the federal government said.


Prioritize safety in school designs with end-to-end solutions

A safe learning environment starts at the foundation. Prioritizing a comprehensive security solution for an educational setting is crucial to ensuring safety for staff, students, and the community. But what does that look like? How does it sound? What factors do you need to take into consideration? Catering your solution to fit the needs of the problem is critical. Learn how end-to-end solutions can impact the experience of learning through one cohesive system.

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Almost 350 gather for Security • Police • Fire Career Expo in Mississauga

On March 9, experienced professionals from security, police, fire, and paramedic services gathered at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., to discover new and prospective talent for their industries at the 2023 Security · Police · Fire Career Expo. » Read full article

Vehicular attacks hard to prevent, but some urban design measures can help: expert

Preventing attacks where vehicles are used as weapons is difficult, but certain urban design measures might help avert them, an expert says. » Read full article

Canada on sidelines as U.S., Britain, Australia move ahead on new security deal

Canada's omission from a military pact involving three of its closest allies is symptomatic of a larger problem in how this country is perceived by its friends, experts are warning. » Read full article

Climate change threatens Canadian security, prosperity, warns stark spy agency brief

CSIS spells out several concerns presented by global warming, ranging from looming dangers to Arctic, coastal and border security to serious pressures on food and water supplies. » Read full article

MPs want annual national security reports, aid for businesses to thwart cyber threats

A committee of MPs is calling on the federal government to issue an overarching annual national-security threat assessment and provide more information on how to prevent cyber attacks, particularly from Russia. » Read More...

Federal minimum wage rising to $16.65 per hour on April 1

The federal minimum wage is rising to $16.65 per hour on April 1, up from $15.55. The government says the increase is based on the consumer price index, which rose 6.8 per cent in 2022. » Read More...


ASIS Edmonton: Fortify Conference

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 19-20, 2023
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 3, 2023
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Advance: Women in Security

Location: Online
Date: May 17, 2023
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