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How to prepare an emergency and disaster response plan

An emergency can happen anywhere, anytime. A fire, flood, natural disaster, an incident involving a disgruntled employee threatening violence. Preparing for an emergency is critical to ensuring the safety and security of employees or residents…
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With minimum wage increases, let’s not politicize the issue

The New Year brought with it new challenges for owners of small and medium-sized businesses across Ontario. On January 1st, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act—better known as Bill 148—came into effect. The legislation makes significant…
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Why condos need to balance concierge service with security

Walk into most of Toronto’s new mid-tier or luxury condos and you’ll almost certainly be greeted at the security desk by the smile of a friendly concierge, who’s likely to offer a ‘hello,’ and ask who you’re visiting if you’re…
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Looking for a security firm? Find one that takes a customized approach

One of the most interesting aspects of running a commercial property security business is being able to work with clients that have previously engaged with other firms in our industry. Maybe this applies to your company. What we’ve found…
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Why a robot may soon be guarding your property

It wasn’t long ago that the idea of a robot patrolling facilities such as factories or hospitals—providing help when needed, or protecting physical assets to ensure they remain protected and secure—was the stuff of pure science fiction. Now,…
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Wincon Security: Celebrating a successful past and a tech-driven future

A lot has changed in your business since 1992, the year I founded Wincon Security. You’re undoubtedly facing a vastly different array of complex business challenges—particularly where security is concerned. Finding innovative new ways to…
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What Ontario’s minimum wage increase means for your business

When the Ontario government announced plans earlier this year to increase the province’s minimum wage, many small and medium-sized business owners like you were stunned by the pace of change being proposed by the current Ontario government.…
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Commercial Property Management Security Services and Profitability

Today’s commercial property managers, face a variety of challenges, not the least of which are security issues.  These can vary from ensuring that contractors’ activities on site, are not disrupting their tenant’s businesses while also…
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Police Investigating Another String of Break and Enters

Police are investigating another string of Break and Enters in Etobicoke. These are unrelated to the break and enters reported earlier. You can find out more here!
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Partial Sketch of Suspect Released

Police released this partial sketch of the suspect they believe is responsible for the multiple break-and-enters in Etobicoke. Find out more here.
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Toronto Has The Lowest Crime Rate ….REALLY?

Last week, many Toronto news outlets reported that Toronto has the lowest crime rate of all the major Canadian cities. This is comforting news. I am sure some of us felt relieved or even re-assured. However, something just doesn’t add up.…
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Woman Wakes to Find Intruder in Her Bedroom Expert Gives Bad Advice

I’m disturbed by the “expert” advice given at 1:36 in this news story, which is to invite your neighbours over and ask them how they would break into your house. The problem with this advice is your neighbours don’t think like criminals.…