Canada National Security

Canada's National Security Needs Money

Colin Kenny | Posted 11.14.2014 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

In light of the tragic events in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, the Harper government is looking to increase the powers of our national security agencies to combat terrorism. But the greatest challenge facing our security officials isn't a lack of powers. They already have plenty of them. The problem is a lack of funding. For years now, the Harper government has been cutting the national security budget and we're only now beginning to see the consequences in a striking way. With our vulnerability to terrorism just recently highlighted, the prime minister has placed our national security officials in a precarious situation.

'Negligent' Court Officials Booted From National Security Case

CP | Colin Pekel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Eleven federal lawyers and assistants have been ordered to step down from a long-running national security case in an unusual court ruling t...