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Alleged Chinese spy who worked for Hydro-Québec granted bail ahead of trial

Yuesheng Wang, 35, is the first person to be charged with economic espionage under Canada’s Security of Information Act.

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

“Swift justice,” is how Erie County District Attorney John Flynn described the result, noting that it’s the first time anyone in the state of New York has been convicted of the hate-motivated terrorism charge.

‘Cyber incident’ cancels online classes, knocks out email, phones at Durham board

The board, which has notified police, says it appreciates that the incident “raises a significant privacy concern” and it will share more information when it is available.
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Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests

Commissioner Paul Rouleau said the question of how to define whether a protest is “peaceful” is a “critical element” of the inquiry’s work. » Read full article

Trudeau visits First Nation in Saskatchewan rocked by stabbings that killed 11

The Sept. 4 stabbings left 11 people dead and 18 injured in James Smith Cree Nation, as well as in the nearby village of Weldon, Sask., northeast of Saskatoon. » Read full article

Toronto to prioritize TDSB schools requiring programming, supports after violence

The mayor says school violence has a direct effect on victims and families and it will take a co-ordinated effort between school boards, police, community organizations and residents to end it. » Read full article
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Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2022
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Location: Online
Date: Dec. 6, 2022
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ISC West

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Date: March 28-31, 2023
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