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Archive for the Transportation Category

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of U.S. citizens

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

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy ad…


Evacuation at Winnipeg airport over following ‘possible security incident’

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

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a “possible security incident” on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.


Australia upgrading airport security after alleged bomb plot

Posted 15 May 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s government said Tuesday that it will upgrade airport security around the country and increase police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard a flight out of Sydney la…


Suspect in deadly Toronto van attack to appear in court

Posted 24 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

TORONTO – The man suspected of running down numerous pedestrians on a bustling stretch of Yonge Street north of downtown Toronto is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.


Turning vehicles into deadly weapons is easy and cheap, expert says

Posted 24 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

Preventing people from using vehicles as deadly weapons is a difficult task for law enforcement officials, experts say.


Officer fired after dragging passenger sues United, Chicago

Posted 12 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

CHICAGO — An aviation security officer who was fired after forcibly dragging a passenger from a plane last year is suing United Airlines and the city of Chicago, claiming he wasn’t properly trained to deal with such a situation and he was defamed in …


Kelowna International Airport using UGV to transport suspicious packages

Posted 11 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

Parisien Research Corporation has introduced the Remote Package Handling System (RPHS) at Kelowna International Airport in British Columbia.


Billy Bishop Airport ferries ramp up security measures

Posted 13 March 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

According to several reports, Billy Bishop Airport, based in Toronto, will add security measures to the ferries that take passengers to and from the airport terminal. A CBC story states that the extra screening is not expected to result in longer wait …


INKAS continues evolution beyond cash and transport

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

INKAS Security Services, as a company, is going through a period of reinvention. Known for its armoured transport and cash handling business, there is a lot more in development, according to president and CEO Victor Goodman.


Uber data breach affecting 57 million users in 2016 came from hacker in Canada

Posted 7 February 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

TORONTO — One of the hackers involved in stealing data connected to 57 million Uber users in 2016 was located in Canada.


Uber isn’t saying how many Canadians were affected by year old hack

Posted 22 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

TORONTO — Uber is owning up to a year-old security breach that saw hackers steal the personal information of millions of customers around the world, but is not saying how many Canadians have been affected.


Families losing patience for no fly kid woes, take their case to Parliament

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

OTTAWA — A gaggle of young constituents — and their parents — descended on Parliament Hill today to press politicians to resolve ongoing airport hassles children face due to security list snags.


Drones become crime fighting tool, but perfection is elusive

Posted 3 November 2017 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

TOLEDO, Ohio — The armed robbery suspect hiding out in a camper in rural Michigan heard state troopers closing in, so he dashed into a field and crouched among the 6-foot-tall cornstalks. What he didn’t know was that police had eyes on him from above.


New screenings begin for passengers on U.S. bound flights

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

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — New security screenings for all passengers on U.S.-bound flights began on Thursday, with airlines worldwide questioning flyers about their trip and their luggage in the latest Trump administration decision affecting glob…


Airport screeners relaxing handling of passengers with medical marijuana

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

OTTAWA — Travellers who are prescribed marijuana for medical reasons have fewer hurdles to clear at airport screening points due to a change in policy by the agency responsible for security.