January 18, 2008 – Volume 4 Issue 2

How to get the most when selling your business
Consider the factors that determine what your business is really worth.
By Jennifer Brown

After building a company for a decade or more, deciding to sell it off can be a stressful situation that produces mixed emotions. After all, you're ending relationships established with customers and staff as well as trying to get the most financial gain you can from something you've invested all your energy and money into.

B.C. debates trade certification for locksmiths
Association says public safety at risk.
By Vawn Himmelsbach

B.C. locksmiths are concerned about the government's recently passed Security Services Act that will allow anyone, regardless of qualifications, to work as a locksmith.

B.C. Lock and Security Conference
Training and information seminars over two days.

The British Columbia Association of Professional Locksmiths (BCAPL) Lock and Security Conference & Expo 2008 will be held at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey on April 4 & 5, 2008.

Safe Harbour Security launches dealer financing program

Safe Harbour Security has announced the launch of a new financing service for Safe Harbour Affiliate Dealers. The service, offered in partnership with Premiere Leasing of Halifax, allows independent security and alarm dealers to offer flexible payment options to their home and commercial customers.

Tri-Ed announces recent staff hires
Company makes new appointments across the country.

Tri-Ed has been growing it it's operations across Canada with a number of new appointments in several provinces.


Illuminate walkways

Wireless Bridge Kit

Mobile unit reduces false alarms through verification

Web survey

From your perspective, what impact has the strong Canadian dollar had on the security industry?

To take our web poll, click here.

On deck: Coming up in the March of SP&T News

Technology Focus: Network Threats

As more companies move video to the network the concern about that information being hacked increases. What are the current threats end-users are facing and what do installers need to know when talking to clients about the nature of network-based threats?

Special Report: Privacy matters in public surveillance

City after city is introducing or expanding video surveillance in public places across Canada creating a polarization of attitudes between tough-on-crime measures and concern about loss of privacy.

As a result, security managers in the public sector have to walk a razor-thin line between the two in surveillance system design and operation; and the private sector should watch this space to discern trends that may influence the evolution of privacy guidelines in commercial areas.

Installation Focus: Card readers

New column: Fast Forward, the marketing of security by JF Champagne
CANASA Update by Ken Mitchell
Alarm Science by Jeffrey Zwirn
In the Trenches by Ivan Spector

Product focus: Wireless cameras


April 2-4, 2008
ISC West, Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.

April 12-13, 2008
Association of Ontario Locksmith 35th Annual Convention Holiday Inn Select,
970 Dixon Rd., Toronto

April 13-16, 2008
ASIS International 7th European Security Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Apr. 22-23, 2008
Security Canada East, Sheraton Laval, Laval QC.

June 11, 2008
Security Canada West, River Rock Casino, Richmond, B.C.

Sept. 11, 2008
Security Canada Atlantic Ramada Crystal Palace, Moncton, NB.

Oct. 22-23, 2008
Security Canada Central, Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ont.

Oct. 29-30, 2008
ISC East, Jacob Javits Centre, New York, NY.

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