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Southwest pilot with loaded gun arrested before boarding

Posted 15 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

ST. LOUIS — A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested early Wednesday after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on luggage before his flight left St. Louis, officials said.


Body cameras on chicken catchers not reasonable: B.C. privacy commissioner

Posted 8 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s privacy commissioner says a chicken-catching company was not authorized to use video surveillance on staff in response to an animal cruelty investigation.


Toronto FC appeals Altidore red card, says security footage proves their case

Posted 6 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Toronto FC says it has security camera footage of Sunday’s halftime tunnel melee that will vindicate its players.


‘Defenceless people’: Gunman kills 26 at South Texas church

Posted 6 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbours and multiple family members ran…


Truck attack suspect is charged with terrorism offences

Posted 2 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group’s online calls to action and picked Ha…


6 dead, others hurt after motorist drives onto NY bike path

Posted 31 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

NEW YORK — A man in a rented truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least six people and injuring several others, police said. The driver was then shot by police after jumping out with what turne…


CSIS says harassment lawsuit should be tossed, admits ‘inappropriate language’

Posted 30 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Canada’s spy agency is asking the Federal Court to dismiss a lawsuit from five Toronto employees, saying it never engaged in or tolerated religious bigotry, used derogatory nicknames or subjected the staffers to reprisals.


Heathrow launches probe after queen’s security details found

Posted 30 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LONDON — Heathrow Airport has launched an investigation after a memory stick containing confidential security information was found on a London street. 


Six year, $760M spending for Canadian embassy security in fiscal update

Posted 26 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — Canada’s foreign embassies and diplomatic outposts are getting new funds to bolster their security and some analysts say it is badly needed.


Chelsea Manning no threat to Canada, should be allowed in, advocates say

Posted 24 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

OTTAWA — A U.S. soldier convicted of leaking thousands of classified documents poses no security threat to Canada and ought to be allowed into the country, advocates said Monday.


Alberta to install body scanner to help protect staff, inmates at Edmonton jail

Posted 20 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

EDMONTON — Alberta government and union officials hope a body scanner will help protect inmates and guards at the province’s largest jail.


Chicago fires 2 officers in United passenger dragging case

Posted 17 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

CHICAGO — The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers involved in an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat, the city’s Office of Inspector General said in a re…


Las Vegas police shift timeline again in concert massacre

Posted 13 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events Friday in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history as they described how the gunman opened fire on nearby airport jet fuel tanks and on police officers arrivin…


Manitoba announces new security measures at the Legislative Precinct

Posted 6 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

The government of Manitoba will implement new security measures at the Legislative Precinct, including improved security planning and response protocols, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson and Speaker of the legislative assembly Myrna Driedger announce…


Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas shooting

Posted 3 October 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Public Sector | Comments Off

LAS VEGAS — Rob Ledbetter’s battlefield instincts kicked in quickly as bullets rained overhead.