terrorism

Surveillance footage of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody

Top cop wanted B.C. terror suspects away from distraction of video games, drugs

'They weren't motivated to do much of anything except play video games,' says defence lawyer.
Reza Aslan at Indian Summer Festival 2014. Photo by Tom Delamere

CNN's Reza Aslan slams Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on roots of fundamentalist terrorism

Reza Aslan, star of upcoming CNN series on religious rituals, takes on Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.
Child soldier, terrorism, Supreme Court of Canada, Omar Khadr

Ottawa wants Omar Khadr declared adult offender: case in Supreme Court today

OTTAWA — The case of former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr returns to Canada's top court for a third time today. This time, the federal government is seeking to have him declared an adult...

New poll results show support dropping for Bill C-51

Support for the "secret police bill" Bill C-51 has plummeted sharply among Canadians, according to a new public opinion poll released this week. Among citizens aware of the...
Harper's terror bill

Harper's scary new terror bill needs oversight

In this opinion piece, the author argues that the extended powers Harper seeks through Bill C-51 are ripe for abuse.
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...

Films: Boyhood delights with the drama it finds in everyday life

Also note a new le Carré with Philip Seymour Hoffman, a new Hercules with The Rock and a skirmish between science and metaphysics.

Reviews of Closed Circuit,The Grandmaster, One Direction: This is Us

Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall can’t shake the surveillance in Closed Circuit

Tina Fey stars, but Lily Tomlin shines in Admission: plus reviews of Olympus Has Fallen, Italy Love it or Leave It

It’s rare enough these days to find a comedy that doesn’t insult your intelligence: Admission deserves some credit.

Jack the Giant Slayer, 21 and Over and three valuable documentaries reviewed

Jack and the Beanstalk becomes a giant 3D spectacle but not for little kids