Back from hiatus! (briefly)

So one of our readers pointed out recently that the National Security Blog’s long overdue for an update, and he’s absolutely right, especially given the things we’ve been up to […]

Laroche, redux

This morning at the MPCC, Paul Champ resumed his cross-examination of BGen Guy Laroche.  Readers of these pages may recall that at the close of the last session of MPCC […]

Ongoing torture of Afghan prisoners?

In today’s online edition of the Toronto Star, Murray Brewster of The Canadian Press is reporting that an Afghan intelligence officer with the National Directorate of Security (NDS) boasted to […]

Complicity in torture actionable?

A terrific decision has come out of Ottawa in Abousfian Abdelrazik’s case against Lawrence Cannon and the Canadian government for damages resulting from Canada’s complicity in his reported torture by […]

Accountability for U.S. renditions to torture?

Startling (and encouraging?) news from Maher Arar and his lawyers yesterday.  Fresh off of the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Mr. Arar’s appeal from the dismissal of his […]

Here we go again

In a move that looks to further obstruct the progress of the MPCC inquiry, the federal government has applied for a judicial review of a summons for documents potentially crucial […]

MPCC Update

We were reminded by a reader over the weekend that it’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the goings-on at the MPCC.  As we mentioned a few posts […]

Meanwhile, back at the MPCC …

Busy day on the document disclosure front.  Earlier, we recapped the goings-on in Parliament, in which the Speaker of the House of Commons ruled that government was in breach of […]