Time to establish an effective intelligence oversight committee

It is absolutely essential that Parliament, on behalf of Canada’s citizens, have a full appreciation of what intelligence agencies are doing.

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Former Supreme Court of Canada justice Frank Iacobucci, who led an inquiry into the detention of Canadians Ahmad El Maati, Muayyed Nureddin and Abdullah Almalki, in 2008. A June 2009 public safety committee report looking at that and another inquiry recommended that the government introduce a bill establishing a national security committee of parliamentarians.
Wayne Easter
Published: Wednesday, 10/23/2013 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/05/2014 11:23 am EST

 

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