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Heat wave keeps Canada Day crowds low on Parliament Hill

Posted 3 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — A scorching heat wave has kept crowds on Parliament Hill smaller than usual for Canada Day festivities in the nation’s capital.


Suspect in Maryland newspaper shooting to appear on 5 murder charges

Posted 29 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland’s capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom, killing four journalists and a staffer and wounding two others.


Security tight in Ottawa for Canada Day, but officials promise quicker lines

Posted 22 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Officials are promising shorter queue times for Canada Day festivities in the nation’s capital this year, but heavy security measures will once again force revellers to endure enhanced screening and tightly controlled access to Parliament Hill.


Real police say fake police weren’t actually involved in scam of Vancouver woman

Posted 22 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Vancouver police say a woman who claimed to have been arrested by fake police officers in a fraud scheme exaggerated her report.


Canada to use Thales advanced ground segment technology to respond to distress signals

Posted 22 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The government of Canada has awarded Thales Canada Phase II of the MEOSAR (Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue) Ground Segment contract.


Fake police arrest and force woman to deposit cash in latest Canada Revenue scam

Posted 22 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

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Nova Scotia Service Dog Act to be proclaimed

Posted 21 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The government of Nova Scotia recently announced that the rights of service dog users to access the same places and services as other Nova Scotians will be protected when legislation comes into effect on June 27.


Toronto attack leaves unanswered questions

Posted 18 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

In the wake of the Toronto van attack on April 23, which killed 10 people and injured 16 others, Phil Gurski, president and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting, and former senior strategic analyst at CSIS, maintains that “there’s nothing to …


Alert Ready is almost ready

Posted 18 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The Alert Ready system, a mass notification system operated in partnership by Pelmorex, the federal and provincial governments, TV and radio broadcasters and wireless providers, was tested across Canada during the week of May 7.


Letter containing suspicious white powder sent to Trump’s envoy in Ottawa

Posted 15 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is offering supportive words for U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft after a suspicious white powder was found in an envelope addressed to the American embassy in Ottawa.


Q&A: Pierre Trudel, director of G7 exercise program

Posted 12 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

From a safety and security perspective, the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec has successfully come and gone. Yet its thousands of supporting security and operations personnel were prepared for the worst. That’s because it’s their job to be.


MISA Ontario recognizes municipalities for technology innovation

Posted 5 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) of Ontario has recognized several municipalities in its annual awards program, which was held June 4 in Hamilton.


Hunt underway for two suspects connected to Mississauga, Ont., blast

Posted 25 May 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police are actively hunting for two suspects believed to be behind an explosion that rocked an Indian restaurant west of Toronto, sending 15 people to hospital, the chief of the investigating force said Friday.


Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

Posted 24 May 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

WASHINGTON — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colours. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.”


Preparations set for this weekend’s royal wedding

Posted 18 May 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

WINDSOR, England — The future king of England will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries his son Prince Harry — a gesture of welcome to the American actress as she joins the royal family. The news came as thousands of well-wishers bega…