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A private security solution to Somali piracy? The U.S. call for private security engagement and the implications for Canada

A private security solution to Somali piracy? The U.S. call for private security engagement and the implications for Canada Author(s):Christopher Spearin Source:Naval War College Review. 63.4 (Autumn 2010): p56.  http://www.nwc.navy.mil/press Full Text: Canada’s naval response to Somali piracy has been … Continue reading

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The changing forms and utility of force: the impact of international security privatization on Canada

The changing forms and utility of force: the impact of international security privatization on Canada Author(s): Christopher Spearin Source:International Journal. 64.2 (Spring 2009): p481.   http://www.internationaljournal.ca/Home/Home.html The Canadian forces are rightly interested in a new armed actor, whether employed by Canada … Continue reading

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GardaWorld responds to Montreal report on outsourcing of non-core police dutie

GardaWorld responds to Montreal report on outsourcing of non-core police duties January 29, 2015 Written by  Staff GardaWorld has stated that it welcomes the findings of Private Reinforcements for Public Police Forces, the Montreal Economic Institute’s report on outsourcing of … Continue reading

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Canada and contracted war: Afghanistan and beyond

Canada and contracted war: Afghanistan and beyond Author(s): Christopher Spearin International Journal. 69.4 (Dec. 2014): p525. Abstract It is important to recognize the multifaceted, and sometimes necessary, role military and security contracting played in supporting the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) … Continue reading

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The Canadian Forces Use of Private Security in Afghanistan: A Consequence of National Decisions

The Canadian Forces Use of Private Security in Afghanistan: A Consequence of National Decisions

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Missing man has unusual story

Missing man has unusual story Owen Sound Sun Times   By ROB GOWAN, SUN TIMES STAFF 3 February 2015 A man who is missing after a house fire near Annan was involved in a failed takeover of a tropical island … Continue reading

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Pan Am security report calls CSC choice fair

Pan Am security report calls CSC choice fair November 27, 2014 Written by  Staff The Ontario government’s decision to award the contract for the bulk of the private security needed for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to Contemporary Security … Continue reading

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Tories mull privatization of traditional police work; Roles are evolving in a ‘security-conscious society’

Tories mull privatization of traditional police work; Roles are evolving in a ‘security-conscious society’ The Toronto Star By Alex Boutilier Toronto Star 20 November 2014 OTTAWA — The Conservative government is examining the “opportunities and challenges” involved in privatizing some … Continue reading

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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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