The Harper government has noted that Canada doesn't torture people -- but ducks the question about whether Canadian authorities have used information obtained by others through torture.
Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
A decade ago the Arar Inquiry started, and light was about to be shed on some of the darkest chapters of Canadian history. What has really changed since then and what has remained the same?
Disgraced and jettisoned senator Pamela Wallin has criticized the deficient legal process which led to her suspension. Perhaps it's time to introduce her to Omar Khadr?
National security and protection of the nation have been the traditional heavyweight excuses provided by governments that use torture, but there is more behind the justification of unethical methods.
Agencies of the Canadian state, from spies to judges, have wedged open a door to legitimize complicity in a practice that both domestic and international law ban outright.
Canada is not the only decision-maker when it comes to refusing air travellers. This fact makes many civil rights activists question whether Canada has lost its airspace sovereignty.
Building Resilience Against Terrorism is a hodgepodge of Management 101 PowerPoint nonsense that simply regurgitates the unsubstantiated nostrums that fearmongers have been parroting for years.
A classified U.S. diplomatic cable records how American officials worked with senior Canadian police and security officials to find "work-arounds" to anticipated restrictions on intelligence-sharing.
The first in a new column series on national security and civil liberties in Canada and abroad looks at a Montreal conference on Canadian rights in the post 9/11 world.