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Misogyny is horrible but it is not ‘terrorism’

The abuse of women in society is a crime that must be condemned: we can do so without conflating it with terrorism.

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Surveillance and COVID-19: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

How can Western democratic states use surveillance technology to monitor who has COVID-19 and still respect privacy laws?

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Halting disinformation in a time of pandemic: the need to tread very carefully

The federal government is considering making it an offence to knowingly spread misinformation that could harm people in this time of COVID-19.

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No, Canada should not be selling arms to Saudi Arabia!

Canada should not sell arms to Saudi Arabia in light of the Kingdom’s human rights violations and brutal killing of Jamal Kashoggi.

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What now for the environmental movement in Canada?

How recent setbacks, real or perceived, could lead some to activists taking the law into their own hands.

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Peace in Afghanistan? Not likely in our time

Canada suffered casualties during its mission in Afghanistan and it is tragic that a Western departure will not bring peace.

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What role for Canadian intelligence during the COVID-19 crisis?

We see our intelligence sector as there to protect us from threats like terrorism and foreign espionage – what about pandemics?

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A call for humility in national security ‘expertise’

‘Experts’ can help Canadians understand national security and public safety threats, but only if they are truly knowledgeable.

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No, COVID-19 is not an ‘intelligence failure’

Intelligence agencies really should have more of a dialogue with those who support them financially, i.e. the taxpayers/citizens.

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When will the government wake up about China?

Canada is still considering Huawei as a supplier of 5G, despite the opposition of some of our allies, including the U.S. Should the Trudeau government choose Huawei, there could be real implications for intelligence sharing.