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As Inquest into Border Services Death Opens, Questions about Private Security

As Inquest into Border Services Death Opens, Questions about Private Security Lucía Vega Jiménez died nine months ago awaiting deportation at a Vancouver airport. By David P. Ball, Yesterday, TheTyee.ca Lucía Vega Jiménez, pictured attending a March 2013 anti-racism protest in … Continue reading

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GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021

GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021 By Marketwired . April 29, 2014 12:18 PM EDT MONTREAL, QUEBEC — (Marketwired) — 04/29/14 — Garda World Security Corporation (“GardaWorld”), one of the largest privately … Continue reading

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GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021

GardaWorld Completes Successful Private Offering of US$140.0 Million Additional 7.25% Senior Notes Due 2021 Marketwired 29 April 2014 12:18, © Marketwire L.P. All rights reserved. MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – April 29, 2014) – Garda World Security Corporation (“GardaWorld”), one of the … Continue reading

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Security firms eye profits in push to privatize police services

Security firms eye profits in push to privatize police services David Sali Published on April 16, 2014 When it comes to skyrocketing policing costs, Eli El-Chantiry points his finger squarely at fingerprinting. Paul Guindon is the CEO of Commissionaires Ottawa. … Continue reading

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Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military

Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military William Whyte’s Armet Armoured Vehicles won $6.4 million contract By Douglas Quan, Postmedia News April 11, 2014 12:20 PM In 2012, a federal grand jury in the United … Continue reading

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NDP wants probe of Pan Am security contract that went to U.S. firm

NDP wants probe of Pan Am security contract that went to U.S. firm The NDP is urging the auditor general to investigate the Pan Am Games security contract awarded a U.S.–based firm whose bid was by far the highest. Frank … Continue reading

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Canada: Competition Bureau Clears GardaWorld’s Acquisition Of G4S With Commitment To Change Contracting Practices

Canada: Competition Bureau Clears GardaWorld’s Acquisition Of G4S With Commitment To Change Contracting Practices Last Updated: March 20 2014 Article by Oliver J. Borgers McCarthy Tétrault LLP On March 13, 2014, the Competition Bureau issued a qualified No Action Letter … Continue reading

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Why is Montreal’s GardaWorld on the outs in both Afghanistan and Iraq?

Why is Montreal’s GardaWorld on the outs in both Afghanistan and Iraq? The enemy unseen Mar 17, 2014 Matthew McClearn 0 (Photos by Andrew Quilty/Oculi for Canadian Business) In Afghanistan unseen forces can change your life in an instant. They … Continue reading

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Major Milestone for Pan-Am Games Security

Major Milestone for Pan-Am Games Security Ontario Finalizing Games Private Security March 3, 2014 10:55 a.m.Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Ontario is one step closer to completing the competitive procurement of security services for the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan … Continue reading

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The enemy unseen

Canadian Business magazine: March 2014 A look at the stories featured in the March 2014 issue of Canadian Business … The enemy unseen: Montreal’s GardaWorld has become one of the largest private security companies on the planet by protecting Western workers … Continue reading

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