Homeland Security

American Cops in Canada: Where is the National Debate?

Sean Casey | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Sean Casey

Armed American police officers will now be able to stop Canadians, in Canada, inspecting, checking and asking questions. The Conservatives will tell us that an armed American cop in Canada is all about trade, jobs and security, not sovereignty. If this is true, then can we not expect to see Mounties stopping Americans on the Buffalo side? I don't believe Canadians want American police operating and carrying guns in Canada. It's just not right. Harper did promise though that when he's done, we won't recognize Canada. Perhaps we can all reminiscence about that when stopped and questioned by an American police officer, in our own country.

Should U.S. Cops Working Here Be Exempt From Canadian Laws?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The United States wants its police officers to be exempt from Canadian law if they agree to take part in a highly touted cross-border policin...

When it Comes to Germs, Norovirus is Public Enemy Number One

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg The norovirus infection is short, lasting only 48 to 72 hours but during that time, one might believe they have been put into one of Ridley Scott's Alien movies. But there are thankfully a few ways to thwart this perfect villain.

Generation Terror

Michael Scarfo | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada
Michael Scarfo

I don't feel safer at all, and both fronts in Iraq and Afghanistan have proven themselves to be quicksand for the world's mightiest military. They were drains of money, manpower and lives.

What is Your Kafka Plan Frequent Flyer Number?

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada
Shahid Mahmood

People whose names show up on No-Fly or Selectee Lists have no recourse in Canada. Air Canada could not remove my name from Federal No-Fly or Selectee Lists. My problems have been complicated with this latest Interpol incident -- illustrating the disregard this current government has shown in protecting the privacy of Canadian citizens.

Obama-Harper Summit: Why Did it Take So Long?

Christopher Sands | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Harper was invited to the White House today for a bilateral meeting this week to let the public know what officials have known for months -- the extent and scope of efficient border management. It shouldn't have taken so long to make this announcement of what will be, after all, a to-do list and not a litany of accomplishments.

6 Things To Expect In New Canada-U.S. Border Deal

CBC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada

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Do You Feel Safer Post-9/11? $92 Billion Safer?

Andrew Reeves | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada
Andrew Reeves

Now the debate has inevitably begun as to what Canadians have to show for such a massive public investment in something as abstract as 'security.'