Terrorism Canada

Attack On Soldiers Linked To 'Terrorist Ideology': Public Safety Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The man police say deliberately drove a car into two soldiers in a "despicable act" the government linked to terrorist ideology had been ar...

Public Safety Minister Downplays Missed Deadline In Security Pact

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - The public safety minister is downplaying the Conservative government's failure to introduce a system to track the travel of potential ter...

How Much Money Tories Have Pledged For A Terrorism Database

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government wants to create a publicly accessible database of Canadian terrorism incidents.The web-based tool would be aimed at he...

Terror Plot Posed No Threat

CP | Dene Moore and James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - To people who knew them, the couple accused of planning to bomb a crowded Canada Day celebration at the British Columbia legislature were ...

Mounties To Announce New Terror Charges

CBC | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A man and a woman have been charged in an alleged al-Qaeda-inspired plot to place pressure cooker bombs at the provincial legislature in Victoria duri...

Security Certificate Process 'Off The Rails', Paulson Said

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On his way to becoming Canada's top cop, Bob Paulson told internal reviewers the national security certificate process for detaining suspecte...

Link Between Canadian Jihadist And Boston?

CP | Arsen Mollayev And Lynn Berry, The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada

MAKACHKALA, Russia - Questions have been raised about the significance of a potential link between one of the Boston bombing suspects and a Canadian j...

Neighbour Complained

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada

MONTREAL - One of the suspected terrorists accused of plotting to derail a passenger train would have run-ins with his next-door neighbour because his...

The Root Cause of Terrorism: "I Want to Kill You"

J.J. McCullough | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

If truth is the first casualty of war, logic is often the first casualty of terrorism. Especially in the Canadian editorial pages. Once fashionable notions that death-cult Bin Ladenism is somehow a coherent political movement based around a sensible critique of American ugliness, or one inclined to spare gentle Canada from its reactionary wrath (providing we behave), are nowhere near as ubiquitous as when columnist Andrew Coyne was assembling his rouge's gallery. It took 11 years and two attempted attacks but the message of terrorism, it seems, is finally getting through. At some point, "I want to kill you" is simply too hard to misinterpret.

Anti-Terror Bill PASSES

CBC | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Politics

A bill that would revive some provisions of Canada's Anti-terrorism Act passed in the House of Commons Wednesday night. The Liberals joine...

Anti-Terror Bill PASSES

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - When the Conservatives suddenly decided to bring anti-terrorism legislation to a vote, they pinned the urgency on current events.The move to ...

Tories Deny Timing Of Terror Arrests Was Political

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government says it had nothing to do with the timing of the arrests of two terror suspects, after a lawyer for one of the ac...

Tories Hurry To Pass Controversial Anti-Terror Bill After Boston Bombing

CBC | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Politics

MPs are debating a controversial anti-terrorism bill that would reinstate provisions for preventive arrest and investigative hearings, measures that w...

How Publicly-Funded Religious Schools Could Stop Terrorism

Malkin Dare | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Politics
Malkin Dare

Western radicalism appears to be triggered by an individual's feelings of alienation and a need for identity and purpose. Perhaps if Aaron Yoon, Ali Medlej and Xristos Katrisoubas had been able to attend schools where they felt welcomed and part of a larger community, they would be alive and well today.

How to Define Terrorism Without Getting Political

Sheryl Saperia | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Politics
Sheryl Saperia

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada began hearing an appeal from Mohammad Momin Khawaja, a former Ottawa software developer convicted of several terrorism-related offences. Whatever the court's decision, defining "terrorism" and its related terms will continue to be controversial in Canada and across the globe.

Canada's 9/11 Families Mark A Decade Of Loss

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - The pain can still ambush them at an unexpected moment, the love for those taken is ever strong, but life has gone on.For many who lost fami...

The Canadians Who Died In 9/11

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2011 | Canada

The Sept. 11 attacks killed 26 Canadians. Here is a brief look at each one.Michael Arczynski — The 45-year-old sports enthusiast from Vancouver wa...