CSIS

State of Surveillance

Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics

Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.17
State of Surveillance

How an Illegal Canadian Spy Program Sailed Through Regulatory Checks

The system failed.
Jordan Pearson
3.1.17
Motherboard

Canada’s Update to Classified Documents System Could Raise Hacking Risks

But the current system is 'out of date and unsustainable.'
Jordan Pearson
12.2.16
News

How Bureaucrats and Spies Turned Canada Into a Surveillance State

CSIS kept its spy program a secret from the courts, but ministers knew.
Jordan Pearson
11.4.16
Canada

Trudeau government says it didn't know about illegal Canadian spy program

Justin Ling
11.4.16
News

Canadian Spies Illegally Retained Metadata for a Decade

The data revealed the "specific, intimate details" of Canadians' lives.
Jordan Pearson
11.3.16
Toronto

Toronto’s Public Hearing on Bill C-51 Was Utterly Demoralizing

We're screwed.
Jordan Pearson
10.20.16
News

The Canadian Government’s Plan to Sell New Spying Powers to Citizens

The proposed measure has been defeated again and again.
Jordan Pearson
10.5.16
Canada

CSIS Had No Policy for Collecting and Using Massive Amounts of Data

Sloppy data handling is a troubling trend among Canada's spies.
Jordan Pearson
9.30.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

More Republicans condemn Trump, the Department of Justice wants police to count arrest-related deaths, US swimmer Lilly King beats her Russian rival for gold, and more.
VICE Staff
8.9.16
security & defense

Canada’s Spies Won Awards for ‘Dangerous’ Work in Afghanistan, but Details Remain Secret

Documents obtained by VICE News suggest that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service was doing more risky work that they let on in Afghanistan.
Justin Ling
5.31.16
defense & security

Canada Doubles Spending on Counter-Radicalization

Justin Trudeau has committed $35 million to fight terrorism at home, but that's just about the only national security spending that the 2016 budget offers.
Dylan Robertson
3.22.16
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