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May 14, 2019
Stanley Security

Social media giants ignore law, don’t take Canada seriously: MPs

Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law—at least in a small country like Canada.

Ontario government cuts $46M from provincial police budget

The largest funding cut comes from “field and traffic services,” with corporate and strategic services also seeing a sizable hit.

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

Efforts to restrict the technology’s use are getting pushback from law enforcement groups and the tech industry, though it’s far from a united front.
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Top 10 Under 40

The future of security: Canadian Security’s Top 10 under 40 winners

If the quality of submissions Canadian Security magazine received for its first annual Top 10 Under 40 is anything to go by, the future of the security industry is in good hands. » Read full article

Ontario creating task force to improve flooding resilience

Premier Doug Ford and Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski said in a statement that the government will work to better plan for and reduce the impacts of flooding. » Read full article

Hero students disarm gunman, not thinking about their safety

The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun. » Read full article

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts

Google announced new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked. » Read full article

IAHSS 51st annual conference and exhibition

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: May 19-23, 2019
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Western Canada Information Security Conference (WCISC)

Location: Winnipeg, Man.
Date: May 27-28, 2019
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 29, 2019
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Security Summit Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 13, 2019
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Grower Day

Location: St. Catherines, Ont.
Date: June 18-19, 2019
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