Embarrassment a security concern

"Embarrassment to the Canadian government" was listed as a main security threat at the G8 and G20 summits that took place in Ontario in 2010, the Ottawa Citizen reported. Newly-released military documents listed this threat, along with terrorism and organized crime, as a potential issue that security forces might have had to face. The documents do not explain what is meant by the phrase, but some suggest it might refer to the alleged police abuses that took place at the international summits.

Published: Wednesday, 06/13/2012 12:00 am EDT

"Embarrassment to the Canadian government" was listed as a main security threat at the G8 and G20 summits that took place in Ontario in 2010, the Ottawa Citizen reported. Newly-released military documents listed this threat, along with terrorism and organized crime, as a potential issue that security forces might have had to face. The documents do not explain what is meant by the phrase, but some suggest it might refer to the alleged police abuses that took place at the international summits.

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