national security

Tony Clement and the breakdown in Ottawa

Stephen Maher: The MP was privy to Canada’s national security secrets, and his scandal has exposed a failure by all parties to take risks seriously

The Liberals promised to fix the no-fly list. It’s still broken.

The federal government’s no-fly list still includes children who have been confused for potential terrorists—and those errors could soon be exacerbated

Is the public safety minister’s job too big?

The government’s new national security bill adds more to the minister’s bulky portfolio. Is it time to split up national security and emergency management?

The roses and the thorns of Canada’s new national security bill

It’s far from perfect. But Bill C-59 is landmark legislation that appears to be an improvement over the Conservatives’ Bill C-51

What Canadians really think about national security

We polled 1,500 Canadians and got a sense of our thoughts on border security, military and more.

Liberals face reality of national security in a dangerous world

Trudeau Report Card: Many security promises remain unfulfilled—from better equipping spies to jet purchases

Face to face with Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

Aaron Wherry on Zehaf-Bibeau video and the challenge it poses to Parliament

On national security, does Peter MacKay trust himself?

Are our politicians unfit to oversee national security?

How should Parliament keep an eye on CSIS?

SIRC, CSIS and a proposal for parliamentary oversight

The sketch: Meta-answers about metadata

CSEC might not be doing anything to worry about, but more oversight might be in order anyway


On second thought

Yesterday, the NDP’s Rosane Dore Lefebrve asked Public Safety Minister Vic Toews if he would put new airport surveillance measures on hold until an assessment could be conducted. Mr. Toews assured the New Democrat that “the privacy rights of law-abiding Canadians are respected at all times,” but otherwise avoided answering the question directly.