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Foreign interference inquiry testimony yet more proof Ottawa doesn’t take national security seriously

The more we learn about the volume of intelligence ignored on PRC election interference in Canada, the more worried we should be

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Perspectives

Why treating national security as a profession is important

There is a reason why professionally-trained individuals are important in several areas of knowledge, and that includes national security

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Why National Security Matters: Just Take a Look Around the World

The world has always been a dangerous place but is it becoming more dangerous, even more so than during the Cold War?

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Winnipeg Lab: Government Lurching From Incompetence to Danger on National Security

That Canada naively allowed two Chinese scientists linked to the PLA to work at a level-4 bio-lab in Winnipeg is yet another sign of how much national security is ignored

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

If Canada is a ‘post-national state’ is there room for national security?

How can your country protect itself from threats to its nation if your leader does not believe it is a nation?

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Playing the ‘Racism Card’ Undermines National Security

The Canadian government’s tendency to label our protectors ‘racist’ is insulting, inaccurate and undermines national security and public safety

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Recent Attacks in Canada Highlight Need for More Openness on National Security

While frustrating, we have to allow time for investigations to establish motive for attacks before jumping to conclusions: why don’t politicians get this?

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Quick Hits

Political correctness and national security are like oil and water

In making decisions on national security and threats we cannot afford to get bogged down in useless debates about language and fear of ‘offending’ people.

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

Can governments act effectively on national security issues in an era of social media?

Running a nation is complex enough without having ever-changing information (as well as dis- and misinformation) to deal with. Are governments able to do so effectively?

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Canadian Intelligence Eh!

What is it like to be a national security advisor?

Busy people need help understanding the torrent of information sent to them, including intelligence. That is where a national security advisor comes in.