Remembering Corporal Nathan Cirillo 6 years after the shootings at Parliament Hill

Six years ago today unarmed Corporal Nathan Cirillo was killed while standing honour guard at the…

Remember ISIS? Guess what: they still pose a threat here in Canada

It is rare for a terrorist group to entirely cease to exist. There have been several…

More questions than answers on the Rideau Hall ‘incident’

Former CSIS analyst explain why, when we have so little to go on, it is best…

Quick Hits: Why Religious Extremism Turns Violent?

In the 1950s, some religious leaders were behind a campaign to ban shorts in public.  Today…

CIC National Capital (Ottawa): Terrorism In Africa, Ethnonationalist Or Religious?

This event by CIC National Capital Branch’s Africa Study Group (ASG)’s will feature Phil Gurski, formerly…

Terrorism and Group-Based Violence Conference and Workshop

I am thrilled to be part of the upcoming terrorism and group-based violence workshop at the…

Does Ottawa City Hall need increased security – really?

While we have come to expect heightened security cordons these days we might want to make…

Lunch and Learn: How worried should Canadians be about terrorism?

Mark your calendars! I will be speaking on December 3 at the University of Ottawa on…

Something’s not right about the Joshua Boyle saga

There are unanswered questions about Joshua Boyle and why the horrific ordeal he put his wife…