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December 13, 2019

Former Alberta health care employee punished for improper access to files

A former billing clerk with Alberta Health Services has been fined $8,000 and sentenced to one year of probation after admitting he gained improper access to health records.

IAHSS foundation recognizes achievements in healthcare security

Awards were presented to healthcare security professionals and organizations for their contributions to the healthcare security industry, and two Canadian professionals were honoured.

VIDEO: Detective John Margetson on fentanyl epidemic

Toronto Police Det. Margetson explains the scale of the fentanyl and opioid epidemic and what security professionals should be aware of when illegal narcotics enter their premises.
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Focus On Healthcare Security 2019 recap

Focus On Healthcare Security, held Dec. 5 in Toronto, provided health-care security professionals with an opportunity to learn about emergency management, de-escalation of violence, the fentanyl epidemic in Canada and more. » Read full article

Public Health Agency probes matter at National Microbiology Laboratory

The Public Health Agency of Canada said it is taking steps to expeditiously address an “administrative matter” at the National Microbiology Laboratory after it advised the Mounties of possible policy breaches. » Read full article

IAHSS Ont. chapter donates $25K to cancer foundation

Members of the Ontario chapter of IAHSS presented a $25,500 cheque to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The funds were raised from the chapter's 15th annual golf tournament. » 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. He adds that a review is long overdue because there are no province-wide guidelines. » Read full article

Security Summit Canada

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Date: February 12, 2020
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Mission 500 Hockey Classic

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Date: February 27, 2020
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Security • Police • Fire Career Expo

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ISC West

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Security Canada East

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Date: April 22, 2020
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