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August 8, 2017
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Security guard stabbed at Nova Scotia grocery store

According to reports, a security guard was stabbed while apprehending a suspected shoplifter at a Dartmouth, NS, grocery store last Friday.


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Americans crossing into Canada carrying guns with 'alarming frequency’

Six Americans have been charged with bringing handguns across the New Brunswick border so far this summer, as a Canadian prosecutor says it's proving difficult to let otherwise law-abiding people know they can't bring firearms on vacation.
 
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British hacker's U.S. arrest worries IT security community

The U.S. arrest of a young British cybersecurity researcher is raising major concerns among information-security specialists, leading some to warn it could limit co-operation between the U.S. government and computer experts. » Read full article
 
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Machine learning in surveillance

Video analytics and machine learning in particular have spawned dozens of new start-ups and have even drawn the attention of large corporations who want to invest their time and money in the video surveillance space. » » Read full article
 
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Man charged for robbing Sault Ste. Marie store, biting security guard

A 36-year-old man has been charged for allegedly robbing a store in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., then biting a security guard who tried to stop him. » Read full article

Australia police: Men tried to get bomb on Sydney plane

Two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last month in a plot directed by the Islamic State group, police said Friday. » Read full article

Man threatens to stick Home Depot employee with needle

Authorities say a Florida man told a Home Depot employee he has AIDS and threatened to “stick” him with a hypodermic needle as he was being questioned about shoplifting items from the store. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Sept 13, 2017
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Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Sept 19, 2017
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ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits 2017

Location: Dallas, Tex.
Date: Sept 25-28, 2017
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Focus On Drones

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 4 2017
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