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Canadian man killed in Mexico shooting ‘loved dancing,’ sister says

A Hamilton father of two young children was among five people who died when a gunman opened fire at a beachfront nightclub in Playa Del Carmen.

Federal government needs help tackling cyberthreats, internal report warns

The Canadian government is “simply not up to the overall challenge” of fending off cyberthreats on its own and must partner with the private sector and the United States to tackle the problem, warns a federally commissioned report.

Toronto mayor seeks more traffic powers for transit officers

According to a recent article in the Toronto Star, Toronto’s mayor wants to see more traffic powers granted to the city’s transit officers, such as the ability to direct traffic, to help combat gridlock.

Even with increased airport security vulnerabilities remain

The attack that killed five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport earlier this month raised concerns about how to further protect travellers and what place firearms have in U.S. airports. » Learn More…

WNBA’s new security app put to test

Within a week of the WNBA’s (Women’s National Basketball Association) new security app debut, a deadly shooting occurred at an Istanbul nightclub. A handful of WNBA players were in the area that night, and the LiveSafe app allowed them to get in touch with league security officials quickly as events were unfolding down the street. » Read full article

Exploiting the social

Open Source intelligence (OSINT) used to be something that only journalists and spies did, Bruce Cowper says. See what more he has to say on social media and attacks. » Read full article

Commissionaires awarded contract for Saint John airport

The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires N.B. & PEI Division has signed a three-year agreement with New Brunswick’s Saint John Airport to provide facility security services. » Read full article

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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Focus On Cyber Security

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: April 12, 2017
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Security Canada East

Location: Sheraton Laval, Laval, QC
Date: April 26, 2017
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