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Feds ramp up brainstorming on handgun crime following Toronto shooting

Following the recent mass shooting in Toronto, the federal government is eyeing tighter restrictions on handguns – possibly by making certain firearms harder to buy and allowing municipalities to impose their own controls.

Vancouver man banned from U.S. for pot investments seeks waiver to cross border

Canadian Sam Znaimer said he was recently denied entry at a Washington state border crossing by officials who said his investments in U.S. marijuana companies make him ineligible to enter the country.

Parliamentary security force seeks harassment investigators after case backlog

Parliament's security force says it's dealt with multiple harassment complaints and now it's hiring outside investigators to ensure it can manage future cases.
Featured News 

From the archives: “Flying High”

In celebration of Canadian Security’s 40th anniversary this year, we will be highlighting a cover story from the archives each week. This week, we take a look back at the November 2001 cover story, “Flying High,” which covers changes to Canadian airport security in the wake of 9/11. » Read full article

The key to successfully managing risk: relationships

As security professionals, we need to be practical and pragmatic in our approach to “manage” the risk reduction program. Collaboration is key to success. We can’t do the work ourselves, and we don’t have the expertise that we’ll find in other business areas. » Read full article

Woman charged following alleged racist attack in Brampton, Ont.: police

A woman has been charged with assault after allegedly flinging racial slurs at a young woman and flicking a lighter towards her, police said. » Read full article

Fernando Diaz joins MSR Montreal as head of new Montreal FATE Research Group

Microsoft Research (MSR) Montreal recently welcomed Fernando Diaz to the Montreal FATE (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in AI) Research Group as principal researcher. » Read full article
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Telus launches Telus SmartHome Security and Telus Secure Business

Telus has entered the smart home and business security market with the launch of Telus SmartHome Security and Telus Secure Business. » Read full article

ASIS Toronto Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Location: Angus Glen, Toronto, Ont.
Date: August 22, 2018
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, NB
Date: September 12, 2018
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Retail Secure 2018

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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Cannabis in Retail Forum

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 21, 2018
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Global Security Exchange

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: September 23-27, 2018
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