Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has confirmed that the RCMP and CSIS are investigating a report that cell phone use around Parliament Hill is being snooped on through their unique subscriber identify module or simcard.
If Canada is successful in working with the new Trump administration to achieve mutual security objectives, that could well have positive influence on how economic issues unfold, including cross-border trade.
Defeating the physical ISIS caliphate is an achievable goal but addresses none of the underlying causes and it would not end the conflicts of the region.
Criminal actors have adopted a converged approach to illicit operations, easily moving across borders and transitioning seamlessly between human trafficking, cybercrime, fraud, and other opportune activities.
Has Canada been too closely identified with the political position of the Ukraine government, and too tight with US positions on Ukraine to distinguish itself as a potential honest broker in finding a political/diplomatic solution to the conflict?
A recent report from the International Financial Action Task Force, originally formed by the G-7 countries in 1989, found Canada lacking in some international standards.
From all facets across the political spectrum, Donald Trump has been described as both the best and worst thing to happen to U.S. politics.
Last year in Canada, organized crime syphoned off nearly $3B from the Canadian tax base. What are we doing about it? FrontLine examines this issue in a 3-part report.
This week’s successful prevention of a terrorist attack in Ontario merits appreciation of police work, but it raises important questions.
In light of the June 12th terrorist attack in Florida, where it appears law enforcement agencies had some information regarding the killer’s support for IS, it is important to be aware of the Canadian preventive measures that could have been used if the subject was in Canada.
To state that tensions between Russia and NATO have risen markedly in the last several years does little to improve understanding and insight of political realities.
The NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence has just published a major study of strategic communications during the Afghanistan campaign that has some important lessons for both military and private sector communicators and planners.
Richard Fadden, who announced his retirement last week after nearly 40 years of public service, told CBC Radio's As It Happens that while ISIS does not pose an "existential" threat to Canada, it is accomplishing its prime objective of breeding terror.
Debate over access to encrypted cell phone messages raises fundamental security and privacy issues. Why is this not a bigger issue in Canada? For one thing, it’s a political loser.
Reviewing the annually published Public Accounts, illuminates number of areas where a re-allocation of funds could revitalize public funding to be beneficial and relevant to more Canadians.
The RCMP update on its internal review following the 2014 shooting of five officers in Moncton is largely silent on preventive policy issues. More can be done.
The U.S. National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), managed by the Department of Homeland Security, is only partly successful in detecting and preventing intrusions at federal agencies, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The realities of power are sinking in on both the Prime Minister and the new Cabinet Ministers who, upon appointment, were provided with quite precise…and public…mandate letters.
Tomorrow, the defence ministers from six nations will meet in Paris to discuss an acceleration and intensification of the coalition's efforts against the Islamic State. Canada will not be present. What does this absence mean?
Bad things happen when political correctness and bureaucratic risk aversion are prioritized over public safety.