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May 8, 2018
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Emergency Preparedness Week underway

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale Sunday issued a statement on the nationwide Emergency Preparedness Week, held May 6-12. Minister Goodale's statement also directly addressed the testing of the wireless Public Alert system.


Twitter finds security bug, advises changing passwords

Twitter says there's no indication that there was a breach or that any of the passwords were misused. But as a precaution, Twitter recommends users consider changing the passwords they use to log onto Twitter.


Starbucks Canada to provide inclusiveness training

Starbucks will close all its Canadian company-operated stores and offices for an afternoon next month to provide training about creating a "culture of warmth and belonging."
 
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Police response to Vegas shooting divides experts, survivor

Police and hotel employees' actions as gunfire rained from a Las Vegas resort onto an outdoor concert drew mixed reactions after newly released video showed authorities making their way through a casino and carefully checking rooms before bursting into the shooter's suite. » Read full article
 
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Privacy experts: EU changes will help consumers indirectly, push Canada to follow

Canada's federal privacy rules have yet to be updated to the higher standards set by the GDPR, but many of the services used by Canadians are already getting ready for its arrival. » Read full article

Man who died in women's washroom wall in Calgary mall climbed into vent

Police say a man whose body was found inside a wall in a women's washroom in a downtown Calgary mall died accidentally after he crawled into a vent behind a toilet and got stuck. » Read full article

Roshel Defence Solutions begins production of Armoured Personnel Carrier

The Roshel Senator is a high mobile multi-purpose transport vehicle specifically developed for peacekeeping and law enforcement applications. » Read full article
 
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Meet the speakers: A Security Summit Canada preview

SP&T News recently spoke with the four session leaders who will present at Security Summit Canada and asked them to share some insights. If there’s a common denominator here, it’s understanding your business. » Read full article
 
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Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 9, 2018
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Empowering the Securely Connected Workforce

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 10, 2018
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 30, 2018
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