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
Tech

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But the current system is 'out of date and unsustainable.'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
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
Canada

Here Are the Tools Hacking Team Tried to Sell Canada's Top Spy Agency

Emails show CSIS and the RCMP were interested in Hacking Team’s collection of software vulnerabilities, exploits, and network hacking tools.
Matthew Braga
7.10.15
Canada

Anonymous Is Celebrating Canada Day In Protest With Attacks on Government Sites

The DDoS campaign is the latest in a string of attacks in protest of Canada's controversial anti-terror legislation Bill C-51.
Matthew Braga
7.1.15
News

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's New Budget Invests Heavily in the Military and Spies

The Conservatives' final budget before the fall election, an otherwise austere exercise in showing off the freshly balanced books, commits more than $2 billion in security and defense spending.
Justin Ling
4.22.15
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