Terrorism in Canada

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...

Enemy Within Troubles Canada's Spy Agency

CBC | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Canada’s spy agency sees the "insider threat" as a rising security risk for Canadians at home and abroad, according to a secret document obtained by...

Will it Take Another Attack for Canada to Take Terrorism Seriously?

Mubin Shaikh | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Mubin Shaikh

The Canadian government has recently announced a plan to establish grants of $1 million to academic institutions to "study" terrorist threats to Canada. Twenty-seven years after the worst attack on Canadian interests -- the Air India bombing -- and more than a decade after 9/11, the best this government has been able to come up with is $10 million to fund academics to study what we already know?

Do Anti-Terrorism Act Amendments Threaten Free Speech?

Farzana Hassan | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Farzana Hassan

It's good that the Ministry of Public Safety has decided to introduce amendments to the existing Anti-Terrorism Act of Canada. Even so, such measures may engender considerable controversy under Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.