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BC Corrections

Penalties for Equifax data breach not as strong in Canada as in U.S.: lawyers

Lyndsey Wasser says that Canada's privacy watchdog cannot hand down fines but can recommend the company make changes and sign an agreement urging them to comply.

Via Rail customers get spam after security glitch; no financial info disclosed

The railway says its investigation determined that a subcontractor of one of its suppliers, which conducts surveys on Via's behalf, inadvertently made some customer lists available on the internet.

UK police quiz 2 ex foster children over London subway bomb

The two suspects detained over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple.
Featured News 

Montreal-based TrackTik wins entrepreneurial awards

TrackTik has been awarded the Startup Canada Global Entrepreneurship Award for the Quebec Region and was named No. 15 on the 2017 STARTUP 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies by Canadian Business and PROFIT. » Read full article
From SP&T News

Building a better dealer program

Seeking feedback from dealers and engaging them in conversation, i.e., making them a more integral part of the overall process, is paying dividends for security providers across the board. » Read full article

Allied Universal celebrates third annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week

The company says this week is “an opportunity to profile the many roles security officers fill; debunk misconceptions and stereotypes; and raise awareness of the career opportunities that exist within the security services industry.” » Read full article

Security guard arrested for making up story that he was shot

St. Paul police said that the 25-year-old St. Catherine University guard was taken into custody late Wednesday after he admitted to investigators that he accidentally shot himself while on duty Tuesday. » Read full article

N.L. police seek man who hid chicken in his pants, then 'flew the coop'

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says the man allegedly took the chicken from a Sobeys grocery store in St. John's and then assaulted a security guard who confronted him. » Read full article
SCC Keynote Speaker

ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits 2017

Location: Dallas, Tex.
Date: Sept 25-28, 2017
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Monitoring Station Symposium

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 16-17, 2017
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Focus on Drones

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

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 12, 2017
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Security Canada Central

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 18-19, 2017
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