Security

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couple, who claim that Ottawa discriminated against them on the basis of ethnicity when their travel authorization was revoked at the Budapest airport in 2019.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

 

New guidelines proposed for Penticton would see Compass Court shelter designated as the main shelter for the city with smaller “satellite” shelters being used as needed. (File photo)

Proposed guidelines would dictate where new homeless shelters can and can’t go in Penticton

Compass Court will be the city’s main shelter with smaller ones set up if necessary

 

The City of Penticton is beginning work to install gates at the 200 Block breezeway on Main Street. (Dustin Godfrey/Western News file)

Penticton breezeway closed while city installs ‘decorative’ gates

The gates, estimated to cost $20k, are being installed to prevent ‘unwanted activity’

 

Penticton’s breezeway located in the 200 block of Main Street was recently rejuvenated with a set of murals painted by local artists. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Security gates to be added to downtown Penticton breezeway

The breezeway attracts a slew of ‘unwanted activity’ at night, says city staff

Penticton’s breezeway located in the 200 block of Main Street was recently rejuvenated with a set of murals painted by local artists. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
Penticton’s breezeway located in the 200 block of Main Street was recently rejuvenated with a set of murals painted by local artists. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Downtown Penticton breezeway could be getting security gates

The breezeway has attracted a slew of ‘unwanted activity,’ says city staff

Penticton’s breezeway located in the 200 block of Main Street was recently rejuvenated with a set of murals painted by local artists. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
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
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