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May 15, 2018
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As Amber Alert sounds, full re-testing of new mobile alert system months away

As an Amber Alert sounded for a missing boy in Ontario on Monday, officials said the warning system was up and running, but public expectations that all compatible devices connected to a wireless network should receive alerts may be too high.


Webinar: Are you making the most of your metrics?

Join Canadian Security magazine and the Security Executive Council on June 5 at 2 PM EST for insight and discussion on the value of security metrics.


Experts: legalization of cannabis a groundswell of opportunity for security providers

The Cannabis Act is expected to take effect by mid-summer, and will include new security provisions and regulations for licensed producers (LPs) and retail stores to follow. So what should security directors, consultants and other security service providers be aware of when trying to enter this new market?
 
 
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IAHSS 50th annual conference and exhibition recap and photos

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety’s 50th Annual Conference and Exhibition was host to more than 550 attendees and exhibitors. This event addressed many challenges facing healthcare security leaders today while honouring the association's past. » Read full article
 
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Canadian Security contributor Derek Knights to retire

Knights will retire from TD position but plans to stay active through consulting and teaching » Read full article

MPs warned of 'surveillance capitalism' by big, foreign data harvesting firms

Experts are calling for substantial regulatory upgrades to protect the privacy of Canadians — as well as warning of democratic and economic risks posed by foreign companies motivated by "surveillance capitalism." » Read full article

Circle K grassroots CPTED initiative growing, reducing crime

Sean Sportun, manager of security and loss prevention, started a project to paint murals on Mac’s convenience stores more than five years ago to help spur community support and reduce the incidence of violent crime in stores. » Read full article
 
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Street smarts: how technology integration and data sharing can make cities safer

More and more municipalities see the benefit of installing and integrating intelligent sensors to efficiently manage their cities. This, in turn, means integrators and installers will reap some of the rewards. » Read full article
 
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 30, 2018
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CANSEC Global Defence and Security Trade Show

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 30-31, 2018
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Security Canada West

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: June 13, 2018
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IACLEA annual conference

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: June 29 - July 2, 2018
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