Canada Online Spying

Harper Is Willing and Able to Keep Canada Under Surveillance

Russ Blinch | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Russ Blinch

Yes, there have always been spies and espionage, all with the aim of stopping some calamity, the existential threats. But thanks to Snowden, the computer geek with the highest levels of clearance, we now know the U.S. has turned its giant spying apparatus on its own people. We also know, thanks to Snowden, that the Harper government is a willing participant and keen to add to our rapidly ballooning surveillance state. And future consequences may be dire.

Canada's Eavesdropping Agency: What We Know

CBC | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Politics

Revelations about the extent of surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the U.S. have sparked interest in the activities of Canada's own...

CSIS Chief: Online Spy Bill 'Vital' To National Security

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's spy chief backs the Conservative government's troubled bid to bolster Internet surveillance powers, and has offered to help tweak th...

Facing Torrent Of Criticism, Feds Could Bend On Cyber-Spy Bill

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government signalled Wednesday it's open to softening a controversial bill that would give authorities easier access to informatio...