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Nova Scotia unveils plan to reduce violence in hospital ERs

Nova Scotia nurse Jamie Stewart says he’s been verbally abused and even threatened on the job — and in one recent incident, his hospital went into partial lockdown.

CSIS doc says Canadian energy firms at risk from cyber attacks

According to a recent CBC web article, a classified document obtained by Reuters found the Canadian Security Intelligence Service warned energy companies last year about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives.

U of New Brunswick aims for more cybersecurity education

The University of New Brunswick opened the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity in Fredericton in hopes of establishing an educational hub for one of the most pressing issues in the information age.

Hackers claim to take down oil company website over soccer

Hackers said they took out the website of French oil company Total over its sponsorship of the ongoing African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in the central African country of Gabon. » Learn More…

Obama shortens Manning’s sentence

Obama became the president to have granted more commutations than any other when he announced that convicted document leaker Chelsea Manning will be freed in May, almost 30 years ahead of schedule. » Read full article

Gunfire erupts at Mexican private school, 5 wounded

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and three other students, state officials said. » Read full article

Airport screening rules updated for transgender travellers

Screening procedures at Canadian airports have received an upgrade to better serve transgender travellers, according to a CBC web article. » Read full article
Focus On Cyber Security

Maritime Security

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: Jan. 27, 2017
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Use of Force in the Security Industry

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: Feb. 16, 2017
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CANASA’s Security Solution Connectivity

Location: Burlington, Ont.
Date: Feb. 22, 2017
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Security Career Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: March 8, 2017
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Threat Risk Assessments

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: March 16, 2017
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Security Canada East

Location: Sheraton Laval, Laval, QC
Date: April 24, 2017
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