Security

Protest against Bill C-51

Bill C-51: Harper's Draconian power grab

Thirty years ago, the federal McDonald Commission faced terrorist threats— but fiercely defended "public trust" and civil rights. Now Harper's Bill C-51 is grinding both under the Conservative boot.
Harper tells Canadians to give up their civil liberties for security reasons

Prime Minister Harper creates Canadian secret police with his scary Anti-Terrorism Act

Opinion: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has introduced a law that threatens Canadians' civil liberties

Personal information at risk as spying agencies tap the cloud

The move towards the security and efficiency of data-sharing and cloud-based computing is at risk as increased government surveillance exploits access to our data

Canada's RIM dragged into U.K. headlines by rioters' use of BlackBerry Messenger

Bad publicity isn't the only problem: Company needs a credible privacy policy. And fast.

Bin Laden death won't keep America safe, warns Middle East expert

Terrorism will remain as long as Western foreign policy toward the Middle East is unchanged, says UBC's Hani Faris.

Improve Canadian pensions now

As a result of the original limitations placed on the CPP, coupled with the failure of the private sector to make up the difference, it means that today too many Canadian seniors now live in poverty.

Some democracies fear their own people. Is Canada one of them?

Democracies don't fear their own people, Hilary Clinton said on Saturday. "They recognize that citizens must be free to come together, to advocate and agitate." After the heavy-handed treatment of ac

Why the world needs the G8/G20

Leaders, and by extension, their people, need these international summits in short because there is still no technological alternative to a face-to-face encounter.

G-20 summit disrupts a Toronto couple's wedding plans with larger than Olympic-sized security

Heather and Martin had no idea when they planned their wedding, they'd be getting married in the middle of the largest security event in Canadian history. But when I decided to attend their wedding, I

How VPD Secured City During 2010 Olympic Games Without Repressing It

A successful police story unfolded during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.