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Airport screening contracts extended

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority says the total value of the contract extensions for GardaWorld, Securitas and G4S is about $2.6 billion >> Read full article

Nurse assaulted at mental health centre

A registered nurse working at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto was assaulted and beaten on Oct. 23 >> Read full article

Cyberattack halts Ontario literacy test

An online literacy test for tens of thousands of high school students in Ontario was forced to a halt by an “intentional, malicious and sustained” cyberattack >> Read full article

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Focus On Health Care Security: Security as Ambassador

Focus On Health Care Security is a one-day symposium for security professionals working in health-care environments. Join us Dec. 7 in Toronto for a full day of education and networking. Sessions include: "Security as ambassador: Reducing emergency department violence and improving the patient care experience" led by Jeff Young, IAHSS president and executive director at Lower Mainland Integrated Protection Services, B.C. Visit the site for registration details and full agenda. Register today

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Security Director of the Year Gala 2016

U. of Regina’s Pat Patton was awarded Security Director of the Year on Oct. 19 at a gala event in Toronto, attended by security leaders and executives. Patton received the 11th annual award from Canadian Security publisher Peter Young and event sponsor Anixter, represented by Anixter Canada senior vice-president Gary Mistak. Pat thanked her family, friends and colleagues for their considerable support during her prolific security career. >> Learn More…


Toronto renters criticize remote security system

Residents in two Toronto apartment buildings are reporting security concerns that began when the building manager stopped using human security guards in favour of a video camera-based security system >> Read full article

Staff’s mobile devices put government info at risk

British Columbia's auditor general says appropriate security controls are not always in place for thousands of mobile devices used by government employees >> Read full article

Cyberattack impacts Canadian, U.S. users of popular websites

Cyberattacks on a key Internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites such as Twitter, Netflix, and Sony's PlayStation Network last Friday >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Mental Health First Aid

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: Oct. 31- Nov. 1, 2016 >> More Info

Security Executive Council's Next Generation Security Leader

Location: Bedford, Mass and McLean, Va
Date: Nov. 9-10, 2016 >> More Info

Halifax International Security Forum

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Nov. 18-20, 2016 >> More Info

Focus On Health Care Security

Location: Toronto, ON
Date: Dec. 7, 2016 >> More Info

Maritime Security

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: Jan. 27, 2017 >> More Info