Security

People cheer during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sunday, July 1, 2018. This year will see an “unprecedented and unique Canada Day” with a never-before-seen security posture in the city, says an Ottawa police officer on condition of anonymity at a technical briefing for media on Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa police say this year’s Canada Day will see ‘unprecedented’ security response

Police are aware of demonstrations in the works and are ‘planning accordingly’

 

The B.C. Securities Commission is asking ICBC not to renew the driver’s license of a man who owes $7.6-million in fraud fines. (Stock photo)

B.C. man owing $7.6M in fraud fines could have driver’s licence pulled: Securities commission

BCSC gained new licence-blocking power back in March 2021

 

A scene featuring Camil Dubuc (left) in "HRT Abduction," a 25-minute "concept" movie executive-produced by Dubuc, the founder and operator of Surrey-based Genesis Security.

With ‘HRT Abduction,’ Surrey security company boss ventures into action-movie world

Headquartered in Newton, Genesis Security celebrates 25th year of business founded by Camil Dubuc

 

Caution tape is seen around the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday July 7, 2020. New measures to ensure Canada doesn’t export sensitive technology to foreign adversaries are among the changes being eyed by Ottawa to bolster the country’s economic security.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada eyes new measures to protect economy from national security threats

Ensuring Canada doesn’t export sensitive technology to foreign adversaries among goals

Caution tape is seen around the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday July 7, 2020. New measures to ensure Canada doesn’t export sensitive technology to foreign adversaries are among the changes being eyed by Ottawa to bolster the country’s economic security.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Stay up to date on the Surrey Police Service transition by visiting the “Transition” page on the SPS website: www.surreypolice.ca/about/policing-transition.

SPS working to ensure safe, stable policing transition

Measured approach taken in hiring for Surrey’s new police service

  • Dec 13, 2021
Stay up to date on the Surrey Police Service transition by visiting the “Transition” page on the SPS website: www.surreypolice.ca/about/policing-transition.
The fifty Surrey Police Service police officers in this first cohort bring an average of eight years of policing experience to Surrey.

Fifty SPS officers ready for deployment

Surrey Police Service gears up for first Surrey deployment

  • Nov 29, 2021
The fifty Surrey Police Service police officers in this first cohort bring an average of eight years of policing experience to Surrey.
By Nov. 30, 2021, 50 experienced Surrey Police Service (SPS) officers will be assigned to duties within the RCMP Municipal Police Unit in Surrey (Surrey RCMP). This is the first step in the phased, integrated transition process.

Surrey Police Service prepares for initial deployment

First group of 50 SPS officers set to hit the streets by November 30

  • Nov 8, 2021
By Nov. 30, 2021, 50 experienced Surrey Police Service (SPS) officers will be assigned to duties within the RCMP Municipal Police Unit in Surrey (Surrey RCMP). This is the first step in the phased, integrated transition process.
Attila and Andrea Kiss are shown in court handout photo. A human rights lawyer representing the couple says documents that the Canadian government argues contain confidential matters of national security were shoved into his doorframe, with no signature or password required. The documents relate to a Federal Court case by the Roma Hungarian couple, who claim that Ottawa discriminated against them on the basis of ethnicity when their travel authorization was revoked at the Budapest airport in 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Confidential national security docs left on human rights lawyer’s Halifax porch

The incident marks the second security hiccup related to the couple’s case this year

Attila and Andrea Kiss are shown in court handout photo. A human rights lawyer representing the couple says documents that the Canadian government argues contain confidential matters of national security were shoved into his doorframe, with no signature or password required. The documents relate to a Federal Court case by the Roma Hungarian couple, who claim that Ottawa discriminated against them on the basis of ethnicity when their travel authorization was revoked at the Budapest airport in 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
CSIS director David Vigneault, the head of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, warns that China is undermining Canada through its efforts to steal valuable technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Spy chief says China undermining Canada through cyberespionage efforts

‘We all must strengthen our defences,’ warns head of Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

CSIS director David Vigneault, the head of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, warns that China is undermining Canada through its efforts to steal valuable technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE

City of White Rock warns of bogus water test visits

Residents report salespeople ‘give impression’ they are municipal employees

The City of White Rock is warning residents to be careful about unscheduled doorstep calls, after reports of salespeople misrepresenting themselves as city workers conducting water tests. STOCK IMAGE
B.C. Securities Commission says FS Financial Strategies and six other companies in B.C., Alberta and Ontario have been ordered to pay $32.8 million for “making misrepresentations to hundreds of investors” as well as illegally selling securities and unregistered trading. (Black Press file)

B.C. securities panel orders companies, founders to pay $37 million in fines

FS Financial Strategies and six other companies in B.C., Alberta and Ontario ordered to pay $32.8 million

B.C. Securities Commission says FS Financial Strategies and six other companies in B.C., Alberta and Ontario have been ordered to pay $32.8 million for “making misrepresentations to hundreds of investors” as well as illegally selling securities and unregistered trading. (Black Press file)
A screenshot of a home security video showing a student firing bear spray at another student on Reece Avenue next to Chilliwack secondary school on March 4, 2020. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Teen bear-spray incident caught on camera near Chilliwack high school

RCMP engaged with parents, school district to determine if matter should proceed criminally

A screenshot of a home security video showing a student firing bear spray at another student on Reece Avenue next to Chilliwack secondary school on March 4, 2020. (YouTube)
A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., Monday, May 13, 2019. Families who have endured anxiety-inducing airport delays over no-fly list mismatches will be among the first to test a new system intended to solve the problem. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Families with kids ensnared by no-fly list invited to test federal remedy

Passengers who have experienced difficulties will be able to apply for a unique code

A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., Monday, May 13, 2019. Families who have endured anxiety-inducing airport delays over no-fly list mismatches will be among the first to test a new system intended to solve the problem. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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