Public security

Government taking action on gun violence in Hamilton with $4 million for prevention

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 3:13pm

That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.

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  • That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.
  • An important element of this plan is preventing gun and gang violence from happening in the first place, which is why we launched the $250 million Building Safer Communities Fund (BSCF).
  • First announced in March of 2022, the BSCF supports local initiatives to prevent gun violence and help young people make good choices.
  • The Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino announced today that the Hamilton will receive nearly $4 million from the BSCF to prevent gun and gang violence across the city.

Guidehouse Completes Integration of Dovel and Launches Guidehouse Digital

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:00pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidehouse, a leading global provider of consulting services to public sector and commercial clients, has successfully completed the integration of its acquisition of Dovel Technologies ("Dovel") and launched Guidehouse Digital under the leadership of Paul Phaneuf. Guidehouse Digital focuses on mission critical projects that transform the market and support clients in solving their most complex challenges through digital innovations and transformations.

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  • Guidehouse Digital focuses on mission critical projects; Empowering the digital employee
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidehouse , a leading global provider of consulting services to public sector and commercial clients, has successfully completed the integration of its acquisition of Dovel Technologies ("Dovel") and launched Guidehouse Digital under the leadership of Paul Phaneuf.
  • Guidehouse Digital focuses on mission critical projects that transform the market and support clients in solving their most complex challenges through digital innovations and transformations.
  • "With the completion of the Dovel integration, Guidehouse will further empower our clients through innovative technology and differentiated state-of-the-art solutions," said Scott McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer at Guidehouse.
  • "With a people-first mentality and commitment to innovation, Guidehouse Digital is building a best-in-class experience for the digital employee," said Phaneuf.

365Labs is the Fastest Growing Louisiana Software Company on Inc 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 5:59pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. Magazine has revealed that 365Labs, a leading Public Safety technology firm, is number 154 on its annual Inc. 5000 list.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. Magazine has revealed that 365Labs, a leading Public Safety technology firm, is number 154 on its annual Inc. 5000 list.
  • The list is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America with past honorees such as Facebook, Under Armour, and Microsoft.
  • Earning a rank of 154 on the Inc. list with a growth rate of 3,247% is a testament to our teams vision, grit, and focus, says Mohit Mo Vij, President and CEO of 365Labs.
  • The top 500 companies are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which will be available on August 23.

Government announces support for Canada's preparedness against cyberattacks

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 3:08pm

Given the significant risk that it poses, the Government of Canada is redoubling efforts to protect Canadians from the quantum threat.

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  • Given the significant risk that it poses, the Government of Canada is redoubling efforts to protect Canadians from the quantum threat.
  • The Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, today announced federal support for Canada's cyber defenses.
  • The Cyber Security Cooperation Program supports projects under the Government of Canada's National Cyber Security Strategy.
  • Through the program, $10.3 million in funding was allocated to support projects that contribute to positioning Canada as a global leader in cyber security.

The Government of Canada and industry partners continue efforts to reduce air traveller wait times

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 9:45pm

The Government of Canada strongly encourages Canadians to know their rights when they travel by air under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations.

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  • The Government of Canada strongly encourages Canadians to know their rights when they travel by air under the Air Passenger Protection Regulations.
  • Efforts to increase screening officer staff levels at all airports continue, including at Montral-Trudeau International Airport andCalgary International Airport.
  • There has been a significant decrease in the number of aircraft holds at Toronto Pearson International Airport, in part due to the Canada Border Services Agency's continuous efforts to reduce border processing wait times.
  • The Government of Canada continues to make improvements to ArriveCAN so it is faster and easier for travellers to use.

Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maryland MEP) Showcases Manufacturing in Maryland with Congressional Delegation Visit to Ellume in Frederick

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 9:10pm

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Wednesday, August 9, 2022, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressman David Trone (MD-06) joined the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maryland MEP) for a visit of Maryland MEP client Ellume, a medical diagnostic manufacturer located in Frederick, Md. The event served to support, promote, and celebrate manufacturing in Maryland.

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  • FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Wednesday, August 9, 2022, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressman David Trone (MD-06) joined the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maryland MEP) for a visit of Maryland MEP client Ellume, a medical diagnostic manufacturer located in Frederick, Md.
  • Earlier that morning, the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law, authorizing $9 billion for NIST and tripling the funding for Manufacturing Extension Partnership programs across the country.
  • The Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP) is a Maryland 501c3 non-profit organization committed to supporting and growing manufacturing in Maryland.
  • The organization is funded in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Maryland Department of Commerce and Industry to support the manufacturing industry in Maryland.

The Government of Canada and industry partners taking action to reduce wait times at Canadian airports

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:01am

Through each part of their travel journey, passengers should document any incidents that occur as they may be eligible for compensation.

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  • Through each part of their travel journey, passengers should document any incidents that occur as they may be eligible for compensation.
  • Travellers have rights, and these must be respected by airlines and airports through each step of the travelling experience.
  • Efforts to increase screening officer staff levels at all airports continue, including at Montral-Trudeau International Airport and Calgary International Airport.
  • The Government of Canada continues to make improvements to ArriveCAN so it is faster and easier for travellers to use.

NextNav Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00pm

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextNav (NASDAQ: NN) (“NextNav” or the “Company”), a leader in next generation GPS and 3D geolocation, today reported financial results for NextNav’s second quarter ended June 30, 2022.

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  • Extends Leadership Position in 3D Geolocation with New Partnerships in Public Safety; Delivers $1.4 Million in Revenue in the Second Quarter
    US Government Accelerates Efforts Towards Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Resilience
    MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextNav (NASDAQ: NN) (NextNav or the Company), a leader in next generation GPS and 3D geolocation, today reported financial results for NextNavs second quarter ended June 30, 2022.
  • Ganesh Pattabiraman, NextNav Co-founder and CEO, stated, The second quarter was another period of continued execution for NextNav.
  • GCT Semiconductor Partners with NextNav to Integrate TerraPoiNT in GCTs LTE Chipset: In June 2022, NextNav announced the successful integration of its TerraPoiNT advanced location technology into GCT's LTE chipset.
  • NextNav will host a conference call for analysts and investors at 10:00 AM ET on August 10, 2022, to discuss its financial results for the second quarter 2022 and business outlook.

CentralSquare, NextNav Partner to Bring Z-axis Vertical Location to Public Safety Agencies Nationwide

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

By tapping into NextNavs Pinnacle network, CentralSquare will be able to provide public safety agencies with critical vertical location data needed to precisely pinpoint the location of civilians in need of assistance during an emergency.

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  • By tapping into NextNavs Pinnacle network, CentralSquare will be able to provide public safety agencies with critical vertical location data needed to precisely pinpoint the location of civilians in need of assistance during an emergency.
  • Together with NextNav, were helping public safety agencies meet the needs of todays dynamic world, particularly in densely populated urban cities, said David Zolet, CEO of CentralSquare.
  • CentralSquares partnership with NextNav further establishes the company as the market leader in public safety dispatch solutions with the addition of floor-level accurate z-axis location.
  • CentralSquares scalable technology helps state and local agencies thrive operationally, even during states of emergency in public safety when every second counts.

Canada and British Columbia invest $29.5 million in 11 projects to make B.C. communities more resilient to natural disasters

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:24am

These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.

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  • These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.
  • The Government of Canada is investing more than $24.6 million in these 11 projects.
  • The projects announced today will create jobs, improve critical infrastructure across B.C., and help communities withstand natural disasters.
  • During that period, over $38 billion has been earmarked for communities across Canada to support world-class, modern public infrastructure, including over $4.9 billion for disaster mitigation projects.