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Jul 23, 2019, 17:06 ET Final Rule Announced: Increased EB-5 Investments to $900,000 and $1.8 Million Starting November 21, 2019

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish the Final Rule containing new EB-5 regulations on July 24, to go into effect on November...


Jul 23, 2019, 12:19 ET Contraband tobacco and vehicle seizure in South Glengarry: CRTF

SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ - On July 7th, 2019, while patrolling the shoreline of the St. Lawrence River in South Glengarry, Ontario,...


Jul 17, 2019, 15:06 ET All Government of Canada national security and intelligence activities now subject to independent expert review

OTTAWA, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - On July 12, Canada's framework for national security accountability underwent a major transformation with the creation...


Jul 17, 2019, 13:37 ET Office of the Intelligence Commissioner: Canada's new oversight body for intelligence activities

OTTAWA, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - On July 12, the Honourable Jean-Pierre Plouffe begins his new role as Canada's first-ever Intelligence Commissioner....


Jul 09, 2019, 09:19 ET Hesco Defends Trademark in China

Hesco Bastion Ltd has successfully defended its 'HESCO' trademark in China. The registered trademark was upheld after a Chinese manufacturer failed...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:18 ET Safety reminder for visitors of Gatineau Park

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the National Capital Commission (NCC) have observed a high number of...


Jun 24, 2019, 15:51 ET SAMI Acquires Riyadh-based Advanced Electronics Company (AEC)

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) today announced the signing of a Term Sheet Agreement to acquire 100 percent ownership in Advanced...


Jun 19, 2019, 16:23 ET Media Conference: Arrests Conclude Landmark Multinational Child Pornography Investigation

ORILLIA, ON, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid numerous charges following a lengthy investigation into an Ontario-based ...


Jun 18, 2019, 06:15 ET US Army deploys Howler counter-UAS capability into the battlefield

The U.S. Army recently announced that the Howler counter unmanned aerial system achieved Initial Operational Capability, putting critical protection...


Jun 18, 2019, 01:30 ET Shephard Media: Chinese Ambitions Fuel Global Naval Procurement

A new forecast covering the international naval vessels market over the next decade has identified Beijing's aim of developing a power-projecting...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:38 ET Government of Canada invests in protecting children and youth from online exploitation

COQUITLAM, BC, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Protecting Canadians, especially children and youth, from sexual exploitation on and offline is a priority the...


Jun 12, 2019, 00:00 ET Global Peace Index: Global Peacefulness Improves for the First Time in Five Years but World Remains Less Peaceful Than a Decade Ago

Key Results Ukraine registered the largest improvement this year; Nicaragua the largest drop. More countries decreased their militarisation, 106...


Jun 10, 2019, 18:06 ET Minister Goodale meets with United States Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale met today with United States Acting...


Jun 05, 2019, 12:49 ET Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Drummond Institution

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - On May 29, 2019, at about 10:20 p.m., Correctional Officers at Drummond Institution, a medium security...


May 29, 2019, 08:30 ET Cornwall individual unlawfully at large

File # 2016-1549310 CORNWALL, ON, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - In December 2016, the Newfoundland RCMP started a cocaine trafficking investigation in which...


May 28, 2019, 07:00 ET Atlanta Businessman Mit Shah Joins Liberty Defense Board of Advisors

TSXV: SCAN Frankfurt: LD2 OTCQB: LDDFF VANCOUVER and ATLANTA, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. ("Liberty") (TSXV: SCAN; FRANKFURT:...


May 23, 2019, 08:30 ET Liberty Defense and HEXWAVE Featured on FOX News

VANCOUVER and SALT LAKE CITY, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd. ("Liberty") (TSXV: SCAN; FRANKFURT: LD2), a leader in security and...


May 22, 2019, 07:00 ET Liberty Defense Signs MOU with the Utah Attorney General for Testing of HEXWAVE

SALT LAKE CITY and VANCOUVER, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. ("Liberty") (TSXV: SCAN; FRANKFURT: LD2), a leader in security and...


May 21, 2019, 07:45 ET Heroux-Devtek firms up landing gear supply agreement for Boeing's F/A-18 program and expands scope to Boeing's Advanced F-15 program, spare parts and services

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Héroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX: HRX) ("Héroux-Devtek" or the "Corporation"), a leading international manufacturer ...


May 15, 2019, 14:30 ET Canada joins Christchurch Call to Action to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online

OTTAWA, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The internet bridges divides and helps us build a more open, inclusive world. But it has also increasingly become a tool ...


May 15, 2019, 10:48 ET Anniversary Celebrations for the US Embassy's Move, Took Place in Jerusalem as Led by the Friends of Zion Museum

The Friends of Zion Museum and the United States Embassy marked the anniversary of the One-Year Anniversary of the US Embassy in Jerusalem with a...


May 10, 2019, 11:54 ET Media Advisory - You Can Make a Difference to Help Keep our Border and Waterways Safe

STONEY CREEK, ON, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - In advance of the Victoria Day long weekend, which typically marks the beginning of boating season, the Royal...


May 08, 2019, 17:36 ET Prime Minister to attend the Christchurch Call meeting on eliminating terrorist and violent extremist content online

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The recent attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, have highlighted the urgent need for governments, tech companies, and...


May 05, 2019, 17:00 ET Arming of CBSA officers at airports in Canada: New federal policy is troubling, says Customs and Immigration Union

OTTAWA, May 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The National President of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) has denounced as "troubling" the recent...


May 02, 2019, 15:47 ET RCMP make arrests relating to the production and trafficking of methamphetamine

WOODBRIDGE, ON, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) arrested two subjects for the production and the trafficking...