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IN THE NEWS

Sep 28

Farmers in Saskatchewan have been arming themselves to protect property, and self, after three masked men, with handguns, threatened a farm worker near Fiske, Sask.

Sep 28

Abacus Data conducted an extensive online nationwide study of Canadians’ views of healthcare and the role of paramedics. It found that Canadians recognize and value the role that paramedics can play in improving access and outcomes for Canadian patients.

Sep 28

Cadets were used to meet 'unexpected operational demands' following the Oct. 22, 2014 shooting on Parliament Hill, says an RCMP spokesperson. The Parliamentary Protective Service is forming a ‘special response’ team that will eventually assume some of the duties of regular force RCMP.

Sep 28

Police officers in El Cajon, California have killed an allegedly unarmed, mentally disabled black man having seizure after his sister called 911 for help. The Police department tweeted on that officers had an encounter with an “erratic subject” on Tuesday afternoon.

Sep 27

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has directed his top security officials to discuss a cyber accord with China to help protect Canadian corporations from hackers.

Sep 26

Canadians are being encouraged to ask more questions about the security of their electronic devices from an unlikely source — an executive at the country’s electronic intelligence agency. Scott Jones, the deputy director of IT security at the Communications Security Establishment, said Canadians need to start taking a greater interest in how their electronic devices protect personal information.

Sep 26

Hungarian authorities staged a manhunt Sunday for the main suspect in a bomb attack that seriously wounded two patrol officers late Saturday, with authorities saying the homemade device had been planted in an apparent attempt to target police.

Sep 26

Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation has suspended the driver’s licence of an Ottawa woman who has post-traumatic stress disorder, even though she says her mental health doesn’t prevent her from safely operating a vehicle.

Sep 24

What should have been a straightforward purchase of binoculars for the RCMP has gone off the rails after it emerged the deal was rigged to favour one particular company. A government watchdog has recommended the entire process be restarted, but this time in an open, fair and transparent manner — which amounts to yet another blow for the troubled federal government procurement system.

Sep 24

The prison guards who watch over some of Canada’s most dangerous criminals are the latest to see their pay lost to glitches in the federal government’s new automated national payroll system.

Sep 24

In a rare public speech, the chief of the Communications Security Establishment, said cryptologists around the world are racing to find new cryptographic standards before Y2Q – years to quantum – predicted for 2026. The head of the CSE warns that the advent of super-fast quantum computers will cripple current encryption methods for securing sensitive government and personal information within a decade.

Sep 23

Security experts have warned for some time that the so-called Internet of Things opens many vulnerabilities when interconnecting industrial devices across a public distributed network. Now C-level executives who aren’t sure what to do about it can consult a security framework published by the Industrial Internet Consortium.

Sep 22

Public Safety Canada has repeatedly approved CSIS and the RCMP's use of devices to spy on Canadians' communications, documents obtained by CBC News reveal.

Sep 20

The man suspected of planting bombs in a New York neighbourhood and a New Jersey seaside town may have aimed to inflict carnage incognito, but he didn't succeed for long in concealing his identity.

Sep 19

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons from across Canada are participating in their annual National Search and Rescue Exercise, SAREX 2016, from September 18 to 24, 2016, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Sep 19

Forcing journalists to act as investigators for police would undermine the critical role news outlets play in a free society, a coalition of media organizations argue in documents filed with Ontario's top court.

Sep 18

Airbus Defence and Space is designing and building a new constellation of optical satellites, comprising four identical and very agile sensors delivering very high-resolution imagery. The highly responsive dual VHR constellation will offer state-of-the art service to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery user’s community for the next decade.

Sep 18

A man who stabbed at least eight people at a Minnesota mall Saturday before being shot dead by an off-duty police officer was a "soldier of the Islamic state," according to an ISIS-linked news agency. The accuracy of this claim has not been verified. Police and witnesses said the man, wearing a security uniform, entered Crossroads Mall on Saturday night, made a reference to Allah, and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he attacked.

Sep 18

A powerful explosion caused by what the authorities believe was a homemade bomb injured at least 29 people on a crowded sidewalk in the bustling Manhattan neighbourhood on Saturday night. A few hours later, authorities found and removed what they described as a second explosive device four blocks away, raising the possibility that two bombs had been planted in the heart of the city.

Sep 16

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale will host the U.K.’s terrorism legislation watchdog and members of its Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) next week in Ottawa for a meeting that will include discussion about the government’s new national security committee of parliamentarians.

Sep 14

Public Safety Canada tells iPolitics that three-quarters through 2016, its internet risk response unit’s investigations into ransomware — in which a cybercriminal compromises a computer system until ransom is paid — are up by nearly double over last year’s figures.

Sep 14

A coalition of 25 military and national security experts, including former advisers to Ronald Reagan and George W Bush, has warned that climate change poses a “significant risk to US national security and international security” that requires more attention from the US federal government.

Sep 13

Canada must acknowledge, and then constrain, the government’s use of portable surveillance devices that can indiscriminately dredge data from people’s smartphones without them knowing, privacy experts say.

Sep 13

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a gender-segregated mosque Monday morning whose imam is a member of a group considered a terrorist organization abroad.

Sep 12

Abdirizak Ahmed, head of counter-piracy for Somalia's northern state of Puntland, which has 1,400 km of coastline and is home to most of its pirates, says piracy has gone hi-tech. Professional hackers steal ships' manifestos and sell them to pirates who now know exactly where to look – right down to the serial number of the container in some cases.

FRONTLINE COMMENTARY

(Sep 27)
Norton Rose Fulbright's picture

A recent report from the International Financial Action Task Force, originally formed by the G-7 countries in 1989, found Canada lacking in some international standards.

(Sep 16)
Casey Brunelle's picture

From all facets across the political spectrum, Donald Trump has been described as both the best and worst thing to happen to U.S. politics.

(Aug 28)
Last year in Canada, organized crime syphoned off nearly $3B from the Canadian tax base. What are we doing about it? FrontLine examines this issue in a 3-part report.
(Aug 12)
Scott Newark's picture

This week’s successful prevention of a terrorist attack in Ontario merits appreciation of police work, but it raises important questions.

(Jul 16)
Ferry de Kerckhove's picture

Retired Canadian diplomat Ferry de Kerckhove talks to The House about potential consequences of the failed coup in Turkey.

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