CSIS

Harper with York police

Harper announces increased CSIS powers to combat terrorism

Canada will expand spying powers, criminalize terrorism "promotion" and increase the use of "classified information" to punish non-citizens as part of sweeping changes to improve security, Prime...

Spy boss defends airport snooping

John Forster, head of Canada’s electronic spying agency testified before a Senate committee meeting today, to answer questions about recent revelations that his organization was collecting...
MP Chuck Strahl

Democracy Watch Calls for Ethics Inquiry into Chuck Strahl, Spy Watchdog and Enbridge Lobbyist

Democracy Watch is urging the ethics commissioner to formally investigate SIRC chair Chuck Strahl's illegal activities and conflicts of interest related to energy giant Enbridge.

Canada's spy watchdogs should not be acting as lobbyists

Many are expressing outrage now that the public has become aware that Chuck Strahl is acting as a lobbyist for Enbridge, the company hoping to build a controversial oil pipeline...

CSIS spying on citizens at alarming rate, FOIs reveal

Citizens engaging in peaceful protests are increasingly under surveillance for "non-violent attacks" to Canada's security, documents reveal.

Canada's spy agency misses accountability mark set by Supreme Court, says report

OTTAWA -- Canada's spy service has failed to meet strict new accountability standards set by the Supreme Court, says a watchdog report obtained by The Canadian Press. The latest annual review from...