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Officials act to protect downtown Houston from Harvey floods

Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city's downtown from devastating floods.

RCMP terrorism expert to keynote CANASA Toronto conference

Brittany McBain, Supervisor of the Greater Toronto Area Criminal Analysis Section and a member of the National Critical Infrastructure Team with the RCMP, will open the event.

Charlottesville mayor says he was shut out of security talks

Charlottesville officials met privately last week to discuss “personnel matters” in the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally, the city's mayor said in a statement in which he also asserted he'd been largely shut out of security preparations for the event.
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Ontario tweaks labour reform bill, but no changes to minimum wage phase-in

A major Ontario labour reform bill is being tweaked but so far is seeing no significant changes to key parts, including a controversial phase-in of a $15 minimum wage, leaving concerned businesses looking to a relief package promised by the premier. » Read full article
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Accenture acquires Toronto-based risk/compliance consultancy

VERAX was founded in 2003 and employs approximately 180 people in its Toronto and Halifax offices. According to a statement, its service areas include: IT strategy, enterprise architecture consulting, project and program management, financial risk and compliance solutions, as well as business intelligence and data warehousing. » Read full article

Tanzania to use drones to deliver critical services

Drones soon will be used in Tanzania to deliver medicines to health facilities across the East African country. » Read full article

Windsor hospital increases security after stabbing incident

A Windsor, Ont., hospital is increasing security after one mental health patient stabbed another, but the facility says it is trying to strike a balance between safety and patients' rehabilitation needs. » Read full article

Passenger tried to bring semi automatic on board flight from Winnipeg: RCMP

A man whose brother was beaten and killed earlier this month has been charged with trying to bring a semi-automatic handgun onboard a flight from Winnipeg to Toronto. » Read full article

Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Sept 13, 2017
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Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Sept 19, 2017
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ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits 2017

Location: Dallas, Tex.
Date: Sept 25-28, 2017
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Focus On Drones

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 4 2017
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