OTTAWA - The Conservative government maintained a stony silence Wednesday in the face of serious questions about how a navy intelligence officer was able to sell Canadian military secrets to Russia fo...
As far as Canada is concerned, Chinese industrial and social espionage is more active, intense, and threatening than the Russian version. Among our Chinese community, tales of Beijing's intrusion are more common than rare.
What, one wonders, are the "secrets" S/Lt. Deslisle would be handing off or peddling to the Russians? We don't have much of a navy these days, and telling the Russians (presuming Delisle was) which dry-dock our four aging submarines (that the British conned us into buying) are being repaired in, can't be a much of an espionage coup.
On the eve of René González's release Friday from an American prison -- but not his prison America will now become -- it's worth reminding ourselves what terrible crimes he committed. Why was he sent...