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When CSIS talks, Canadians should listen

The heads of security intelligence agencies seldom open up: when they do it is a sign to pay attention.

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Quick Hits 143 – Is Canada’s terrorist listing process politically motivated?

New information has surfaced that pressure was brought to name the Proud Boys despite a lack of evidence.

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Quick Hits 142 – So now the Canadian government is telling us what it terrorism and what is not?

The debate over the events of Jan 6 in Washington continues. Was it terrorism? A riot? A coup?

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Quick Hits 140 – Can someone please tell me why Canada does not have a foreign intelligence service?

Judge denies CSIS request to collect foreign intelligence

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Canada adds 13 groups to terror list – What does it mean?

The purpose of Canada’s terror group list

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Just how serious was the October (1970) Crisis in Canada?

If we fail to look at what was clearly terrorism fifty years ago and call it what it really and truly was, what good is hindsight?

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Terrorist listings in Canada – take two

Even if the terrorist listing process in Canada is still largely political that does not mean that it does not have its good uses

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Quick Hits 136 – Yes, the Canadian terrorist listing process is political and it is not necessary

Canada labels the Proud Boys, other neo-Nazi groups as terrorists.

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There are valid reasons for states to invoke secrecy: is this one of them?

There are valid reasons for states to invoke secrecy: is Canada’s Trudeau government using this excuse to hide something when it comes to naval purchases?

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What will Canada’s national security and public safety challenges be in 2021?

In the absence of a crystal ball we can still list some of the national security and public safety challenges we may face in 2021.