Officials are trying to reassure the public that Montreal’s Trudeau airport is secure and there are strict screening procedures in place to vet employees, following a report about potentially radicalized workers. “We do conduct, on a continuous basis, threat analysis, risk analysis, vulnerability analysis, just to make sure we can face any kind of threat,” said Pierre-Paul Pharand, vice-president of airport operations.
The comments come following an investigation by the French-language television station TVA that revealed four airport employees had their security clearance revoked as a precautionary measure due to concerns they were becoming radicalized. According to the report, at least one had access to runways and had been the subject of a police investigation. READ MORE