Wednesday, October 1, 2008

October 9th Meeting

Speaker: Terry Lo, Manager of Spy City

Terry's expertise in surveillance was fostered as a member of Quebec's Wolverine Squad and as a tactical paramedic with the Canadian military, including a tour of duty in Haiti. Terry will have a variety of surveillance equipment available for demonstration at the meeting.

Questions he'll cover include:

How easy is covert surveillance?

What are the differences between reality and television surveillance?

What surveillance tactics and practices are legal in Canada versus the USA?

Calgary on the bleeding edge in garbage-snooping case

This case will bear watching if your sleuth is ever going to snoop in Canada:

The highlight of the Supreme Court's fall term could well turn out to be garbage. One of the most intriguing cases the court will hear revolves around the extent to which an individual can expect garbage to be private.

The case arose in Calgary when police successfully obtained a search warrant based on the contents of garbage from behind Russell Patrick's home - including materials normally associated with home ecstasy labs.