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Surveillance video from a restaurant in Montreal appears to show how a pair of pickpockets were able to lift two wallets from a lady's purse and walk away. The incident was reported by CBC News on Mar. 14. A credit card from one of the missing wallets was later used to purchase laptops and other goods. Montreal police are investigating, and told CBC News the technique used by these thieves is a familiar one.
The colour of your skin can get you increased attention from a store's security guards. This is the conclusion reached by CBC's investigative consumer program Marketplace. The program undertook a months-long investigation into how race and culture influence how companies treat shoppers, apartment-hunters and job-seekers across Canada.
A police robot destroyed a suspicious package at a restaurant in Winnipeg on Feb. 15, but the package turned out to be not an explosive device. Local businesses were evacuated for several hours on Monday night due to the threat.
Analytics are transforming security investigations, providing information and insight into transactional data and surveillance footage.
Password management firm Dashlane has released its 2015 Ecommerce Security Roundup, providing advice on creating secure passwords and ranking well-known e-commerce providers on their password practices.
Toronto police say a man has been charged with mischief after a baby was hit by the spray of a thrown beer can at Wednesday's Blue Jays game.
Strapping your wallet, house keys and a database of passwords onto your wrist would make life a lot easier, and one Canadian company has created a way to link all of that information with an extra level of security tied to your heartbeat.
Moviegoers attending the film Straight Outta Compton were greeted by extra security over the weekend in Saskatoon.
Montreal police are searching for a suspect after someone tried to rob an armoured car in L'Île-Bizard-Sainte-Geneviève.
A private security guard will not face charges after fatally shooting two men at a Danforth Avenue McDonald’s in February. But Ontario security companies say the incident could teach them how to prevent similar tragedies – if they knew more about what happened.

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