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Liberal security bill clears key hurdle over objections from many opposition MPs

MPs voted 168 to 125 Monday to approve the bill in principle and adopt changes made during an early committee review. The bill would limit — but not eliminate — powers that allow the Canadian Security Intelligence Service to actively disrupt terror plots.

2nd anniversary of Pulse massacre marked by art, litigation

Ahead of the commemoration of the massacre of 49 people at the gay nightclub, some survivors and victims' relatives have sued the Orlando Police Department and the owners of the nightclub.

Alleged international money launderer arrested in British Columbia: RCMP

Mounties say Dan Bui Shun Jin was issued a deportation order for his alleged criminal activities abroad at a hearing before the Immigration and Refugee Board and ordered held in detention until his departure.
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Q&A: Pierre Trudel, director of G7 exercise program

For two and a half days in April, the Government of Canada ran a large-scale G7 Summit preparation and security exercise led by Pierre Trudel, Director of Strategic Planning and Exercise Program for the G7 Federal Security Pillar. Simon Doyle had the chance to interview Trudel about the exercise. » Read full article

Continuing education through the ESRM approach

The ESRM model requires that we are continually learning about our organizations, learning how the assets support the business objectives, the risks facing these assets, and when an incident occurs, reconstructing it to document how we can reduce the impact of a similar event in the future. » Read full article

Woman sentenced to 18 years for kidnapping infant in 1998

A woman who kidnapped a newborn from a Florida hospital two decades ago and raised the child as her own in South Carolina was sentenced Friday to 18 years for kidnapping. She will also serve five years concurrently on a charge of custody interference. » Read full article

Boys accused of attacking security guards who told them to 'move along': police

It's alleged that when the security guards noticed two youths loitering near an electrical box and asked them to move, the guards were attacked and threats of a gun and knife were made. » Read full article
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Security Summit Canada 2018: examining the future of RMR and customer service

The second annual Security Summit Canada, held June 6 in Toronto, was attended by security and alarm professionals from across Canada and the U.S. Expert speakers included Jeffrey Zwirn, President, IDS Research and Development, Inc.; John Brady, President, The Resource Group, Inc.; Saliq Khan, Vice President, Imperial Capital, LLC; and Mike Jagger, President and CEO, Provident Security Corp. » Read full article

Security Canada West

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: June 13, 2018
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IACLEA annual conference

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: June 29 - July 2, 2018
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IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: July 9, 2018
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, NB
Date: September 12, 2018
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RCC Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 20, 2018
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ISCPP Symposium

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: September 20-21, 2018
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