Labelling protesters “terrorists” is inaccurate, unhelpful and sets a bad precedent for future demonstrations.
Episode 124 – As Ottawa is still dealing with an anti-vaccine mandate trucking convoy, Borealis talks to former Ottawa Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau.
Six years ago today unarmed Corporal Nathan Cirillo was killed while standing honour guard at the National Cenotpah by a Canadian Islamist terrorist. RIP Corporal Cirillo.
It is rare for a terrorist group to entirely cease to exist. There have been several successful attacks over the past few years and there will be more.
Former CSIS analyst explain why, when we have so little to go on, it is best to refrain from pronouncing judgment on a violent incident.
In the 1950s, some religious leaders were behind a campaign to ban shorts in public. Today that would be seen as an extreme move. What is it about religious extremism that in the worst case scenario turns violent? A regular weekly look-back at some offbeat or interesting stories that have appeared in the Ottawa Citizen […]
This event by CIC National Capital Branch’s Africa Study Group (ASG)’s will feature Phil Gurski, formerly of CSIS and previously the CSE, and now CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting.
I am thrilled to be part of the upcoming terrorism and group-based violence workshop at the Canadian Police College along with my friends Paul Gill from UCL and Stephen Hart from SFU!
While we have come to expect heightened security cordons these days we might want to make sure they are all necessary.
Mark your calendars! I will be speaking on December 3 at the University of Ottawa on the terrorist threat to Canada!