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August 9, 2019

Mircom Group named one of Canada’s best managed companies

The firm says it is North America’s largest independent designer, manufacturer and distributor of intelligent building and life safety solutions.

Johnson Controls and Punch Technologies collaborate on safety communication tech

The platform provides the opportunity to communicate with employees, emergency responders and other surrounding businesses in the event of an emergency incident.

Finding the shooter: gunshot detection can help stem or stop tragedies

As the spectre of the active shooter looms large, firms are working to develop and hone technologies to help mitigate and even stop the damage these attacks can inflict.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Heat seeker

Heat seeker: Surveillance offers viable alternatives to smoke detectors

When most people think of fire detection, they think of traditional smoke detectors that seem to false alarm every time someone burns a piece toast. There are, however, other methods for detecting fires that many do not know of, one of which is surveillance cameras. » Learn more...

CentralSquare acquires Tellus Safety Solutions

CentralSquare announced it has acquired Tellus Safety Solutions, a company that connects multiple computer aided dispatch (CAD) systems used by emergency responders. » Read full article

Connected health solutions are on the rise

Physically active baby boomers, now in their 60s, are creating the need for more mobile options. » Read full article

Life safety checklist

There are countless security solutions and strategies that can be implemented to improve life safety across all facets of a property. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

CANASA: Wine & Dine at The Foreign Affair Winery

Date: Aug. 15, 2019
Location: Vineland Station, Ont.
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Date: Sept. 8-12, 2019
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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Security Canada Atlantic

Date: Sept. 11, 2019
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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ADI Expo

Date: Sept. 17, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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CS Honours

Date: Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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TMA Annual Meeting

Date: Oct. 12-16, 2019
Location: Napa Valley, Calif.
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CANASA Monitoring Station Symposium

Date: Oct. 22, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Security Canada Central

Date: Oct. 23-24, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Anixter Showcase

Date: Oct. 25, 2019
Location: Montreal, Que.
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