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October 16, 2019

Analysts and alarm professionals take a closer look at Telus-ADT

As the Canadian security industry digests Telus’s announcement that it intends to acquire ADT’s operations in Canada for $700 million, some observers suggest the writing was already on the wall.

Wilsons Security opens PEI office

The firm, which offers integrated security and life safety solutions for residential, commercial, and government customers, now has offices in all four Atlantic provinces.

Pelco appoints new CEO

Kurt Takahashi whose appointment will officially begin Nov. 1, was formerly president of AMAG Technology. Previous roles for Takahashi include vice-president of global sales and marketing at Quantum Secure.
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Convenience and comfort may be on the rise, but home owners could be exposed to hacks if precautions are not taken. » Read full article
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Fitch acquires OBN Technology Services

The stock purchase includes the company’s CCTV, access control, intrusion alarm and monitoring business, as well as OBN Technology’s client base. » Read full article

Camden promotes David Price to VP

Price takes on a new role as vice-president, communications and corporate development. He first joined Camden in 2010. » See photos
Event Calendar 
The Podcast

CANASA Monitoring Station Symposium

Date: Oct. 21-22, 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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