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January 27, 2019

Border security shutdown threatens to shine light on Canada-U.S. threshold

The bitter debate about American security prompted Canada's emissaries in Washington to prepare for another round of defending the world's longest undefended border.

Ottawa taking measures to protect airports as new drone rules announced

The federal government is working with security agencies and airports to develop measures to prevent drones from flying into space reserved for aircraft, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said as he announced new regulations for drone operators.

BMO creates financial crimes unit with cybersecurity, fraud capabilities

The new unit will be led by Larry Zelvin, who joined the bank on Jan. 14. He has been CitiGroup Inc.'s managing director and global head of cybersecurity.
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Canadian Security launches first annual Top 10 Under 40

Canadian Security magazine recently launched its first annual Top 10 Under 40 for security professionals in Canada. Help us recognize young talent in security and nominate a professional who has demonstrated strong security skills, ambition, a passion for learning, community spirit, or any of the other qualities that leaders, and future leaders, possess. » Read full article

Reports slam province for failing to protect information in N.S. privacy breach

Last year's breach of Nova Scotia's freedom-of-information website was entirely preventable, according to a pair of reports. » Read full article

Quebec government to make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in schools

Carbon monoxide detectors will become mandatory in all Quebec schools following an incident at a Montreal elementary school that sent at least 43 people to hospital. » Read full article

Huawei not only firm that could build Canada's eventual 5G networks: Liberals

Chinese telecom giant Huawei isn't the only company that can build Canada's next-generation wireless networks, the Trudeau government said Monday as China muted its threat to retaliate if Canada bans the company. » 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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