Steven Blaney

Tories Aim To Kill All Traces Of Gun Registry

CBC | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Politics

The Harper government wants to blow the head off the long-gun registry, which was "destroyed" long ago but keeps stumbling back like a zombie. The ...

Feds To Speed Up Removal Of Foreign Criminals

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The federal government has introduced new legislation to speed up the process of removing foreign nationals who have committed serious crime...

Feds React To Omar Khadr News With Jab At Trudeau

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Well, at least they’re consistent.

Accused Terrorist Group Should Not Be Given State-Funded Lawyer: Feds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government argues that an organization formally branded a terrorist entity last year — and prohibited from raising money — sh...

New Cross-Border Deal To Speed Up Crossings

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - A new deal that could lead to wide-ranging changes at the Canada-U.S. border would allow armed customs agents to screen travellers on the...

Canadian Spy Link To ISIL Recruits?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is refusing to comment on reports that a spy enlisted by Canada is suspected of helping three British sc...

Blaney Called Out For Invoking The Holocaust To Defend Anti-Terror Bill

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Politics

An NDP MP accused Canada’s public safety minister of using “inflated rhetoric” after he referred to the Holocaust during a hearing on the Conser...

Concerns About Bill C-51 Trampling Liberties 'Ridiculous': Blaney

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney is trying to assure Canadians that proposed anti-terrorism measures won't run roughshod over civil liber...

CSIS Eyes Threat Of Budding Anti-Islam Movement Online

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency is eyeing the threat of a homegrown anti-Islam movement spreading online.The Canadian Security Intelligence Service advis...

Feds' Decision To Axe Sex Crime Prevention Program Called 'Crazy'

CBC | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal government is cutting funds for a program designed to prevent the most dangerous, high-risk sex offenders from repeating their crimes, ju...

Feds Address 4-Year-Old Promise For Better Spy Oversight

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government says it is working on more comprehensive monitoring of Canadian intelligence agencies — over four years after c...

Tory Minister To Tout Anti-Terror Law At White House

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The Canadian government plans to promote its new anti-terrorism legislation this week at an international summit organized by the White H...

Another Language Law Violation For Baird

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The commissioner of official languages says federal ministers must tweet in both English and French.A preliminary report from Graham Fraser c...

Anti-Terrorism Bill Won't Compromise Privacy Rights, Says Blaney

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The privacy rights of Canadians will be respected under new anti-terrorism legislation that would allow more information-sharing with the Uni...

Anti-Terror Bill To Beef Up Spy Powers

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency could soon have the power to derail terrorist plots — not just gather and analyze information about them — as the gov...

5 Things To Know About New Anti-Terror Measures

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government introduced a new anti-terrorism bill on Friday that will beef up the powers of the country's spy agency and give police...

Anti-Terror Bill Briefing For MPs Scheduled During Question Period

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Politics

A briefing tomorrow for MPs regarding the government's new anti-terror legislation is set for a rather inconvenient time: the middle of question perio...

Tories' Plan To Jail Worst Criminals For Life Slammed By NDP, Liberals

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The government's long-promised plan to lock up some criminals and throw away the key will make prisons more dangerous, opposition MPs say.Den...

What Anti-Terror Bill Will Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government wants to retool Canada's no-fly list procedures to make it easier to prevent a suspected terrorist from boarding ...

Tories Don't Mind This Member Of The 'Media Elite'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Federal Conservatives have raked in plenty of fundraising dollars, in part, by telling supporters the “urban media elite” are mobilizing to see th...

Anti-Terror Bill Could Play Into Jihadists' Hands: Expert

CBC | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Politics

St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Ottawa, Sydney, Paris — cities under siege by attackers on killing sprees. The killers weren’t sophisticated soldiers sent...

Arrests Of Terror Suspects Reinforce 'How Secure We Can Feel': Blaney

CBC | Janyce McGregor, CBC News | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Politics

Steven Blaney says the latest terrorism charges laid in Ottawa are the result of "outstanding work" by the police, but more legislative tools are nece...

Canada's Public Safety Minister Lays Wreath At Charlie Hebdo HQ

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Politics

PARIS - Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney laid a wreath today at the headquarters of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where a dozen people we...

Public Safety Minister To Attend Paris Unity Rally

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney will represent Canada at a unity rally in Paris on Sunday, a show of solidarity in the wake of the terro...

51 Criminals On Most Wanted List Removed From Canada: Blaney

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Canada Border Services Agency's most-wanted list has helped to track down several dozen dangerous criminals since 2011, Public Safety M...