A packed half-day to share the latest retail loss prevention best practices and most effective strategies

April 12, 2022

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM EST
Welcoming Remarks
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM EST

This is Where Loss Prevention Evolves

Moving from loss prevention to an enterprise risk management model is where LP evolves. The evolution of retail commerce has created new pressure points and risks that retail leaders need to mitigate including the rising priority of cyber security. Chris Strongman, Vice President, ERM. Aritzia L...

Chris Strongman

Vice President, ERM

Aritzia LP

Rui Rodrigues

RCC Executive Advisor, Loss Prevention & Risk Management

Retail Council of Canada

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM EST

Mitigating the Creative Deception of Professional Fraudsters in Retail

Retailers across Canada are continually challenged by the creative deception of professional fraudsters taking advantage of changing consumer habits and the increased volume of ecommerce. Guy-Paul Larocque, Acting Officer in Charge of RCMP’s Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre joins Rita Estwick, Direc...

Guy-Paul Larocque

Acting Officer in Charge

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, RCMP

Rita Estwick

Director, Security Fusion Centre

Canada Post

2:10 PM - 2:40 PM EST

Impact of Changing in-Store Experiences

From emerging technologies to changing health and safety measures the in-store experiences continues to change at a rapid pace. This session looks at how retailers are responding to in-store innovation including mobile and self-checkouts, marketing activations, and how front-end control is chan...

Calandra Guiry

Director Loss Prevention, Canada


Paul Trickett

National Director of Asset Protection and Health & Safety

Staples Canada

Michael LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor

Retail Council of Canada

2:40 PM - 2:50 PM EST
Coffee Break
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Voice of Retail: Loss Prevention Task Force Update

Paul Trickett

National Director of Asset Protection and Health & Safety

Staples Canada

Inclusive of retailers across Canada, RCC’s Retail Loss Prevention Task Force brings LP professionals together to discuss and tackle the most critical issues for the industry and to chart a path forward in this new era of retail commerce. Paul Ticket, National Director of Asset Protection and ...

3:00 PM - 3:25 PM EST

Working Smarter with LP Tech

If your inbox is flooded with the latest technology offers that will transform your business, you will want to listen to this panel discussion. Retail leaders discuss how they are leveraging technology to work smarter, not harder, in mitigating risks and achieving results with investigations. T...

Sarah Edward

Regional Investigator, Canada


Daryl Blackmore

Director of Asset Protection

Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd.

Artem Sherman

Product Manager, Corporate Security


3:25 PM - 3:30 PM EST

Worry Less About Risks and Focus More on Opportunities

Brian Mather

Underwriting Director

Northbridge Insurance

Fast Five Sponsor Highlight

Retailers in Canada face evolving risks and challenges. Brian Mather, Underwriting Director at Northbridge Insurance will shares how your insurance partner can help businesses like yours operate more safely so you can worry less about risks and fo...

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Advancing Collaboration on Organized Retail Crime in Canada

Addressing organized retail crime is a top priority for retailers across Canada. Collaboration between retailers, law enforcement, and justice is key, and this panel discussion examines how retailers can work together to drive change in the perceptions and impact of major retail crime.  Chr...

Chris DaCosta

Senior Manager, Central Investigations

The Home Depot Canada

Tony Sheppard

Director, Loss Prevention Solutions


Supt. Robert Gourley

Halton Police

Michael LeBlanc

Senior Retail Advisor

Retail Council of Canada

4:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Closing Remarks