DFAIT bought security review

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade paid almost $2 million to Control Risks Group, an international security firm, to assess the security of, and potential threats to, Canadian embassies abroad, the Canadian Press reported. The study was meant to analyze risks in the form of "terrorism, instability, and natural disasters in 174 countries, including 46 major cities" according to the article. The analysis was conducted between Jan. 25 and March 31.

Published: Wednesday, 09/19/2012 12:00 am EDT

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade paid almost $2 million to Control Risks Group, an international security firm, to assess the security of, and potential threats to, Canadian embassies abroad, the Canadian Press reported. The study was meant to analyze risks in the form of "terrorism, instability, and natural disasters in 174 countries, including 46 major cities" according to the article. The analysis was conducted between Jan. 25 and March 31.

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