Canadian Security Intelligence Service


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Canada's main foreign intelligence agency that gathers and analyzes information to provide security intelligence for the Canadian government

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SIRC and the Inspector General of CSIS were mechanisms created by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act of 1984, to review the work done by the CSIS to ensure that it conforms to its mandate, while the Commissioner of the Communications Security Establishment was created under the National Defence Act to review the work done by the Communications Security Establishment.
As previously reported in these pages (see "Radicalizing the Right" in our February 2, 1998 issue), Grant Bristow, cofounder of Canada's racist Heritage Front organization, was a paid informant of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).
Martin Collacott, Canadian Department of External Affairs (retired); Steven Emerson, Terrorism Newswire; David Harris, Canadian Security Intelligence Service (retired); Christopher Sands, Center for Strategic & Int'l Studies; Gary Stubblefield, Global Options LLC; John Thompson, The Mackenzie Institute; Amb.
STI targets departments with a particular interest in security, such as the Department of National Defence, the Communications Security Establishment, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Michel Coulombe, head of Canadian Security Intelligence Service, or CSIS, said there still continues to be no signs of an imminent terrorist attack against the country.
He was responsible for law enforcement and national security, directing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Correctional Service of Canada and the National Parole Board.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service announced that in 2012 it was monitoring some 250 people suspected of involvement with terrorist groups, up from 200 in 2010, (http://www.
The video, released on Tuesday, shows Omar Khadr, a Canadian accused of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, crying as agents of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) question him.
Senator Kelleher subsequently served as Solicitor General of Canada where he was responsible for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Correction Services of Canada and the National Parole Board.
An omnibus bill, C-51 amended several acts including the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and enacted and amended other acts.
He opened up to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) about a plot to bomb the regular Air India flight from Montreal.
C-51 offers the Canadian Security Intelligence Service a new mandate to take "measures", "within or outside Canada", to "reduce" any threats to security.
Emphasis is placed on clarifying public understanding of how the RCMP and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) function in the effort to win over the "hearts and minds" of communities perceived as vulnerable to extremism (Quan 2013), and encourage information sharing so that law enforcement can identify extremists earlier (Gendron 2006; Toews 2010).
The Anti-Terror Act, which has just passed the Canadian House of Commons, gives the Canadian Security Intelligence Service the right to make "preventive" arrests in Canada.
The legislation gives the Canadian Security Intelligence Service more power to thwart suspected terrorist plots and not just gather information about them, as well as extend the amount of time suspects can be kept in preventative detention.
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