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The documents paint a fuller picture of how CSIS's secretive analysis centre exploits information collected by the spy service.
The RCMP feels that its voice and the voices of other law enforcement agencies aren't being heard in the government's public consultation on national security, which runs online until midnight PST December 15. Could something so weighted towards police powers have truly excluded the police?
While Canada grapples with the problem of jihadi-inspired extremists, the long-standing threat of espionage is also a worrisome preoccupation, CSIS says.
OTTAWA — The NDP says revelations that Canada's lead spy agency illegally kept sensitive data for years underscores the need for stronger parliamentary oversight. The New Democrats are pushing for cha...
Hard-hitting ruling made public.
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Liberals say they will review the directive.
Liberals launch national security review.
Aaron Driver died during a confrontation with RCMP in Strathroy, Ont., Wednesday after making a martyrdom video.
Aaron Driver was shot by police after setting off an explosive device in a taxi.
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There had been "reasonable grounds to fear" Aaron Driver would help terror groups.
Is it as good as the CIA's though?
With additional extraordinary powers granted to CSIS since the passing of Bill C51, one only can wonder whether these visits are becoming the norm rather than the exceptions. The disruption powers included in Bill C-51 allow CSIS to seize documents or computers, enter people's properties, spy on them without a judicial warrant.
Canada's spy agency has been frustrated in trying to track Canadians who travel overseas to fight for ISIS and other extremist groups because the country's diplomatic service is refusing to play ball....
But they should be enlisted to reduce any violent radicalization in their midst.