Same-sex security screening required

Canada’s air-security agency has ordered officers to stop the routine screening of travellers of the opposite sex.

Instead, passengers who set off an alarm as they walk through airport metal detectors must be searched by a screening officer of the same sex.

The official policy change was quietly disseminated by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority in December to the firms it contracts to handle security at 89 airports across the country.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2010/03/01/airport-screening-same-sex.html#ixzz0gwyPn22Z
 

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