Here is a link to the cancellation announcement issued by TechNet North.

TechNet North was the largest of the three arms of "Secure Canada 2008."

Here is the text of their media release:


Cancellation of TechNet North 2008

September 18, 2008 -- AFCEA Canada regrets to inform participants and
exhibitors that effective immediately, the 2008 edition TechNet North
scheduled for September 30 and October 1st, 2008, at Lansdowne Park in
Ottawa, has been officially cancelled due to factors beyond its control.
This cancellation relates to the federal election currently underway and
restrictions placed on senior government officials participating in public
We regret any inconvenience this has caused and we thank you for your
understanding regarding this unfortunate situation.
Claude Gélinas                                                          Kelly Stewart-Belisle
Chair Organizing Committee                                   President Ottawa Chapter
For additional information contact: AFCEA at 613.721.6031 or