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August 20, 2019

City of Saskatoon hit by internet fraud that sends $1M to wrong bank account

City manager Jeff Jorgenson says a fraudster electronically impersonated the chief financial officer of a construction company that has a contract with the city.

Trudeau announces $11.4M in flood protection funding for Fredericton

The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods.

Zerobit1 announces leadership team

Terry Hoffman, founder, Zerobit1 Security Planning Consultants, recently announced the launch of 2B CyberBright, a cybersecurity and identity theft awareness training program.
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Vancouver Aquarium

Q&A: Robert Ivanovski, Manager, security services, Vancouver Aquarium

Ivanovski was appointed manager, security services in 2015 and his department has steadily made changes to the aquarium to improve its security profile. » Read full article

School leader criticized over campus security after massacre

Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission told Broward Schools Superintendent it’s unacceptable that up to 29 charter schools recently reported they have no long-term plan for having an armed guard on campus as required by law. » Read full article

Canadians warned to be cautious about travelling to Hong Kong amid unrest

There are 300,000 Canadians in Hong Kong, says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. » Read full article

RCMP ‘sitting on’ watchdog report into alleged spying on anti-oil protesters

In a letter this month to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, a lawyer for the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association laments the “inordinate delay” that has effectively obstructed the report’s release. » Read full article


Location: Chicago, Il.
Date: September 8-12, 2019
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, N.B.
Date: September 11, 2019
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24th Annual Fraud and Anti-counterfeiting Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: September 18-20, 2019
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Retail Secure

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 24, 2019
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Canadian Security Honours

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 3, 2019
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Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 7-11, 2019
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Security Canada Central

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 23-24, 2019
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 5, 2019
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