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January 21, 2020
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Ontario security guard killed

Police say a 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a security guard at a train station in Guelph, Ont.

False alarm at Ontario nuclear plant prompts surge in iodide pill orders

In Ontario, potassium iodide (KI) pills are distributed to residents within 10 kilometres of a nuclear facility; others living within a 50-kilometre radius of one can order them through a website.

Edmonton liquor store looks to ID scanning technology to combat thefts

Last year, the Edmonton Police Service said it responded to about 9,600 thefts from liquor stores—an average of 26 per day.
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GardaWorld launches its 2020 global security maps and reports

Burkina Faso, Iraq, Hong Kong, Mexico, Lebanon and Myanmar are considered the countries with the highest risk to businesses and travel in 2020 due to terrorism, political tension, civil unrest and violence by armed groups. » Read full article

FBI arrest former Canadian reservist, suspected neo Nazi, in U.S.

The arrest and court appearance were the first public signs of Patrik Mathews since he disappeared at the end of August amid allegations of having been a recruiter for the right-wing hate group called The Base. » Read full article

Canadians still travelling to Australia amid heightened wildfire season

Canadian tour operators who specialize in the region say that despite some complications, they haven’t had any cancellations because of the intense wildfire season that has so far killed at least 27 people, destroyed more than 2,000 homes, and burnt an area almost the size of the island of Newfoundland. » Read full article

U.K. police use of facial recognition tests public’s tolerance

When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by covering their faces. » Read full article

Security Summit Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 12, 2020
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Date: February 27, 2020
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Date: April 22, 2020
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