Nine Things You Need to Know about Bill C-59

Weighing in at a daunting 139 pages, Bill C-59 – the government’s sweeping new proposals for reforms to national security law – include some welcome changes, but also many serious […]

National Security Accountability – Making it Real

National security accountability – everyone says they want it.  But not everyone means the same thing when they use the language of “accountability”.  The dangers of ‘faux accountability’ are always […]

The “New” CSIS – a de facto Secret Police

  Issue: New Powers for CSIS to “Take Measures” Against Threats While a democracy can incorporate the need for an intelligence agency to operate with considerable secrecy, there is no […]

Repeal Bill C-51 Conference

“Repeal Bill C-51 Conference” & Discussion on how to ensure repeal DATE:        Sunday, February 28th, 2016 PLACE:     12:30 p.m. SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings Street, Room 2270 Program: Official Musqueam Welcome by Audrey Siegl PANEL […]