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Is Canada Being Polite Enough When it Comes to Espionage?

All countries with adequate resources have intelligence agencies like CSEC and CSIS. Countries have oversight mechanisms to assure these agencies' political masters -- including legislators from both government and opposition parties -- that the agencies are not breaking the laws of their country or otherwise operating outside their mandate. Canada has no such oversight mechanisms. Or, rather, Canada's mechanisms are so feeble and after-the-fact that nobody can assure ordinary Canadian citizens that their own intelligence agencies are being held to account.
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Greenwald: There's More

Canada hasn't seen the last of stories alleging spying activity in Brazil, journalist Glenn Greenwald told CBC News Monday. Greenwald collaborated with the news agency that first reported the de...
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Snowden is a Heretic, Not a Hero

His motivation aside, there is no debate that Snowden broke the law and should go to prison. But his methods are important and will determine what happens next. U.S. lawmakers have been demanding answers from intelligence officials on how Snowden, a high-school dropout, got his hands on the country's top-secret programs.
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Spy Will Keep His Rank And Salary

Sub-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle, who has pleaded guilty to selling military secrets to Russia, still holds his rank and receives a salary, the Department of National Defence confirmed to CBC News. But t...
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Preliminary Hearing Set For Accused Spy

A Canadian navy intelligence officer accused of spying will have a preliminary hearing this fall in Halifax. Sub.-Lt. Jeffrey Paul Delisle, posted to the security unit HMCS Trinity, is charged with...