Security

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

 

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couple, who claim that Ottawa discriminated against them on the basis of ethnicity when their travel authorization was revoked at the Budapest airport in 2019.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

 

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)

 

Debbie Walker of Chilliwack, seen here on Jan. 7, 2021, is one of the two Fraser Valley co-founders of Soteria Protection Agency, an L.A.-based, female-driven personal security agency. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack woman launches female-driven security agency based out of L.A.

Soteria Protection Agency for folks in entertainment industry, founded by two Fraser Valley women

Debbie Walker of Chilliwack, seen here on Jan. 7, 2021, is one of the two Fraser Valley co-founders of Soteria Protection Agency, an L.A.-based, female-driven personal security agency. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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 secondary

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
Nitin Sachar and his staff at SSL Computers, with locations in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Surrey, can help with everything from your home security needs to a wide variety of computer services and repairs. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)

Home or business video monitoring can be this easy!

Chilliwack electronics experts can help give you peace of mind when you’re away

  • Jan 20, 2020
Nitin Sachar and his staff at SSL Computers, with locations in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Surrey, can help with everything from your home security needs to a wide variety of computer services and repairs. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)