CBSA given new powers to seize precursor chemicals

On Wednesday it was announced that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been given new powers in the fight against the opioid crisis.

The federal government announced amendments to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to allow certain law enforcement agencies, including

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Just over 3 weeks to go!

There is now just over 3 weeks to go until our Asymmetric Stadium Threat Event at the Old Trafford Stadium, home of Manchester United!

This is a unique event designed for individuals tasked with preparing counter-terrorism strategies for HVE. With speakers from around the world that

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Explosion at Chemical Plant Kills 78

An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China on Thursday, March 21st, has, according to state media, killed 47 people and injured more than 600, 90 of which are reportedly in critical condition.

The blast occurred at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in

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Manchester workshop

‘With this spanner, I thee wed…’

CBRN and robotics have been an engagement made in heaven for about the past 15 years, but only recently does it look like the wedding is going to be finalised! The ability to be able to securely assess and manage hazardous scenes has previously

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DHS Partners with Industry for Operational Experimentation

It was announce on Tuesday November 20th that through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is partnering with industry to evaluate first responder technologies.

New Argon Training Insights Newsletter

In this edition: read an introduction to HazMat training; discover what to see and do at CBRNe Convergence 2018; learn about the most common HazMat threats for first responders; read how prepared firefighters feel to handle HazMat incidents and explore what the linchpins of effective HazMat

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