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January 18, 2019

Rash of bomb threats a learning opportunity for response capacity, Goodale

The federal public safety minister says a rash of co-ordinated bomb threats across several countries including Canada presents an opportunity to learn about law enforcement's capacity to respond to what often prove to be groundless concerns.

Travellers face chaos as drones shut London's Gatwick airport

Tens of thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes as the only runway at Britain's Gatwick Airport remained closed into a second day after drones were spotted over the airfield.

Pilot who targeted main Hydro Quebec transmission lines gets 7 year sentence

A Quebec man who targeted Hydro-Quebec power lines in an aerial attack that left tens of thousands without power in December 2014 was sentenced to seven years in prison.
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Fredericton police bolster front line emergency response after deadly shooting

The Fredericton Police Force is bolstering its front line emergency response capabilities in the wake of a deadly summer shooting that claimed the lives of four people, including two police officers. » Read full article

Police release officers' accounts of Las Vegas shooting

Documents made public recounted anew how police officers took cover next to patrol vehicles on the Las Vegas Strip while a gunman rained bullets from a high-rise hotel into an outdoor music festival almost 15 months ago. » Read full article

Ontario government to upgrade province's public safety radio network

Premier Doug Ford said that the Public Safety Radio Network is prone to daily outages and must be modernized. » Read full article

4th Annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Location: Canlan Sports York, Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 21, 2019
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Security Career Expo

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: March 7, 2019
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 10-12, 2019
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices Seminar

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 17, 2019
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 24, 2019
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Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 8, 2019
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