The lack of urgency with which Canadian intelligence agencies apparently handled pandemic warning information raises fundamental questions about their mindset when it comes to human security threats. The Harper era damage continues.
Michael Geist outlines the dangers to privacy posed by the impending passage of Bill C-51.
A private investigator has filed a court document claiming that disgraced former Conservative MP Rahim Jaffer, the husband of former cabinet minister Helena Guergis, sought Canadian satellite information with military implications after liaising with Chinese state-owned technology companies in 2010. The document, filed by Derrick Snowdy on July 17th, hints at shady activities by the […]
The Harper government has given CSIS the go-ahead to provide information to foreign agencies even when there is a “substantial risk” it will lead to torture.
Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has directed the Canadian Security Intelligence Service to accept — “in exceptional circumstances” only of course — information obtained through the use of torture.