Riyadh picks a fight with Canada, the Trump administration reinstates sanctions on Iran, and U.S. partners are paying off al-Qaeda in Yemen’s civil war.
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Lawmakers have proposed reforms to how Canada’s national security and intelligence agencies share information with one another. But unless information-sharing is mandatory, broader reforms will be squandered.
As Canada undergoes the most comprehensive national security legislation reform in over three decades, one of the most notable proposed changes in the sweeping Bill C-59 would empower Canada’s signals intelligence agency to engage in offensive cyber operations.
Should C-59 become law, it will provide a notable addition to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service’s capabilities: the authority to collect, retain and use “datasets” in support of domestic and foreign intelligence mandates.
Canadian Intelligence Reform Proposal: An ‘Intelligence Commissioner’ for the Communications Security Establishment
Canada is reforming its national security law, including the law governing its foreign intelligence and cyber-security service, the Communications Security Establishment.
Part one in a series examining powers of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and potential changes.
Washington should be learning from the example set by its partners in Australia and Canada.
Google’s attempt to fight a global takedown order in Canada was stymied by the fact that the order did not pose a conflict of laws. So on Monday, Google walked into the Northern District of California to try to create one.
The Equustek decision is not crazy—to the contrary—nor is it a dangerous precedent for the right-to-be-forgotten battles being waged in Europe.
Canada has managed to keep relations cordial with the Trump administration. Their secret: a whole-of-government, bipartisan strategy.