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April 17, 2018
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Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

Boston began the fifth anniversary of the attacks Sunday with Mayor Marty Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker laying wreaths early in the morning at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed three spectators and maimed more than 260 others April 15, 2013.


Nova Scotia premier rejects Tory call for minister's resignation over breach

Nova Scotia's Opposition Tories called Friday for the resignation of Internal Services minister Patricia Arab over a breach of the province's freedom-of-information internet portal — a demand swiftly rejected by Premier Stephen McNeil.


Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says

Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested after employees said they were trespassing.
 
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SEC: Security career opportunities perceived to be growing

According to a poll conducted by SEC, 39 per cent of respondents found career options in corporate security to be neither increasing nor decreasing and 39 per cent found them to be increasing. » Read full article
 
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ISC West 2018 in pictures

Annual security industry trade show ISC West was held last week in Las Vegas, April 11-13. The event, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), hosted more than 1,000 manufacturers and was expected to draw approximately 30,000 industry professionals. » Read full article
 
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Officer fired after dragging passenger sues United, Chicago

An aviation security officer who was fired after forcibly dragging a passenger from a plane last year is suing United Airlines and the city of Chicago, claiming he wasn't properly trained to deal with such a situation and he was defamed in the aftermath. » Read full article

Halifax mall plotters admired Columbine killers, court document reveals

"They both expressed enthusiasm for the pain/death they were going to cause," according to an agreed statement of facts presented Monday at a sentencing hearing for 26-year-old Lindsay Souvannarath. » Read full article

Kelowna International Airport using UGV to transport suspicious packages

The Remote Package Handling System transports suspicious packages from the airport cargo and checked baggage area to a designated disposal area away from flight operations and the passenger terminal. » Read full article
 
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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 18, 2018
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25th Annual Toronto ASIS Chapter Best Practices

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 19, 2018
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 25, 2018
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