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Police: Marathon security tight, despite no known threats

Posted 4 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

BOSTON — About 5,000 uniformed and undercover police officers, drones, bomb-sniffing dogs and trucks blocking some streets are just some of the security measures being used to protect runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon.


Dad says N.S. restorative justice helped heal after son’s jail cell death

Posted 1 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

A series of restorative justice meetings between the father of a man who died in a holding cell and staff who oversaw the inmate’s last hours is being praised for bringing reforms and moments of healing.


Toronto mayor wants tougher gun laws

Posted 9 March 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — The mayor of Canada’s biggest city is stressing the need for more money and stronger laws to fight the scourge of gang-related gun violence.


Finding a shot in the dark

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

The difference between life and death can be greatly impacted by the quick response from security and law enforcement teams, and with today’s emerging technologies, there are security solutions available to help detect an active shooter and alert the…


RCMP say escaped murderer Steven Bugden is back in custody in N.B.

Posted 9 February 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

DORCHESTER, N.B. — Police say a convicted murderer who walked away from the minimum security area of a New Brunswick prison is back in custody.


Changes to ACMPR “a step in the right direction”

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

On January 25, Health Canada announced two changes to the physical security requirements under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), which impact licensed producers (LPs) of cannabis for medical purposes.


Senators urge Liberals to act on privacy, security issues with automated cars

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

OTTAWA — A Senate committee is urging the federal Liberals to take control of the development and testing of self-driving cars on Canadian roads before governments fall too far behind the technological revolution.


Former Ont. privacy commissioner forms global council, seeks funds for research

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

TORONTO — Former Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian will be venturing into new territory Thursday evening when she asks guests at a posh Toronto ballroom for several hundred thousand dollars to fund her passion.


Police search for man accused of assaulting, abducting woman in N.S.

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

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Police appealed for the public’s help Monday in finding a man accused of assaulting and kidnapping a woman in a New Glasgow, N.S., parking lot.


Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

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

LAS VEGAS — After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and was having difficulties with his live-i…


Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

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

YOLA, Nigeria — Two Canadians and two Americans who were kidnapped in Nigeria’s north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday.


American, Canadian kidnapped by gunmen in central Nigeria

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

LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen ambushed an American and a Canadian travelling through Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.


Missile alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency

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

HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.


Security concerns sink plans for Calgary nudist swim at public pool

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

CALGARY — An escalating debate over a nudist swim at a public swimming pool has prompted the City of Calgary to cancel the event over concerns about security.


Police union files suit over release of body camera footage

Posted 10 January 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

NEW YORK — A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential.