CSIS

News

How the RCMP Dealt With the Media During a Suspected Terror Attack

Police scrambled to control the narrative around Aaron Driver’s death after shooting the terror suspect in 2016, documents show.
Nathan Munn
6.10.19
News

Muslim Students Speak Out About Being Targeted By Canadian Spy Agency

Members of many Muslim Students’ Associations across Canada have described strange encounters with CSIS and the RCMP in recent years.
Jack Hauen
11.19.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

CSIS Stopped Monitoring Right-Wing Extremism Ahead of Mosque Massacre

After Alexandre Bissonnette killed six Muslim men the national security agency re-upped its efforts monitoring the threat.
Mack Lamoureux
6.21.18
diplomacy

Canadian spies were warned convicted gunman invited to Trudeau’s India events

Trudeau met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday in a visit marred by security concerns and diplomatic missteps.
VICE News
2.23.18
Radicalization

CSIS spies studied 100 radicalized Canadians, and here's what they found

Canada's spies say new fitness routines and switching to encrypted messaging apps could be signs a radicalized person is about to become violent
Tamara Khandaker
2.5.18
SURVEILLANCE

Canadian police spied on Indigenous protesters on Parliament Hill

One protester, still barred from Parliament Hill, believes surveillance and arrests are stifling dissent
Hilary Beaumont
11.10.17
guantanamo bay

Ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate sues Canada for $50 million

Lawsuit by former Montreal resident is the latest court battle to hit Canadian officials over intelligence sharing with the U.S.
Tamara Khandaker
11.6.17
CSIS

Here are just some of the misconduct complaints leveled against CSIS officers in the last year

Canada’s spies were disciplined for a range of offenses including an "altercation" and insubordination, documents obtained by VICE News show
Rachel Browne
11.1.17
#INTELLIGENCE

Canada will start reporting when it uses intelligence obtained through torture

New rules on intelligence sharing will limit how Ottawa requests and discloses information that may have been tainted by torture or mistreatment.
Justin Ling
9.25.17
SURVEILLANCE

Canadian cops scrambled to get approval for cellphone surveillance hardware they were already using

Police in Canada have been using IMSI catchers for years, but they only just realized that they needed permission.
Justin Ling
8.29.17
Foreign intelligence

Canada still hasn't developed new rules for intelligence sharing with U.S. and allies

It’s been four years since a commissioner recommended Ottawa put more rules on its spying relationship with the Five Eyes. The Trudeau government says they’re still working on it.
Justin Ling
8.24.17
national security

A lawsuit alleges Canada’s spy service rejected job applicants because their names sound “Muslim”

The lawsuit alleges Islamophobia, sexism, and homophobia run rampant through CSIS
Rachel Browne
7.14.17
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