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March 19, 2019

Quebec City Muslim worshippers condemn fatal New Zealand mosque attacks

A little more than two years after their own community came under attack, Muslims in Quebec City said they were in shock over the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques Friday that claimed at least 49 lives.

NATO selects BlackBerry’s encrypted voice technology; firm creates U.S. subsidiary

BlackBerry Ltd. has announced the NATO Communications and Information Agency has awarded a contract for its SecuSUITE for Government, along with the creation of a new subsidiary to serve the U.S. government.

Operations largely back to normal at Toronto's Pearson airport after fire

The fire was quickly extinguished, although there was no immediate word on how it started.
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ASIS publishes new guideline for selection and training of private security officers

Applicable to both proprietary and contract security, the guideline focuses on three key areas of a private security officer selection and training program—its development, implementation and improvement. » Read full article

Security review, new powers for officers at Manitoba hospitals

Health Minister Cameron Friesen says the move is partly in response to a rise in methamphetamine-related violence. » Read full article

China's premier denies Beijing tells companies to spy

Premier Li Keqiang's rejection of spying accusations at a news conference was the Communist government's highest-level effort yet to put Western security concerns to rest. They threaten Chinese access to lucrative markets for telecom and other technology. » Read full article

Balloons may have caused "shooter" alert at U of Michigan

The University of Michigan says popping balloons may have sparked an active shooter alert at a building in the middle of campus. » Read full article
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Grower Day

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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