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?
In the wake of last week's events, the Conservatives are planning to bring in legislation giving the police and the spy agency more power to combat terrorism. Does the actual threat justify that plan?
Like moral panics that have framed particular groups as the new internal enemy, youth both idealist and alienated now fit the focus of terror suspect, especially if they are Muslim and plan to travel.
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke in Ottawa on Saturday, and rabble.ca video livestreamed the event.
Canada's Privacy Commissioner has revealed that in just one year the government made 1.2 million requests for sensitive information about our private online activities from telecom companies.
Activists are increasingly appalled by the continuing revelations that they are being spied on by police and the CSEC on behalf of the corporate sector. Should we share our spying stories?
When it comes to Canada's security agencies, it is clear who threatens national security in the same way it is clear who threatens the birds when cats are placed in their cages.
Canada's secretive, expensive, and out-of-control spying apparatus must be reined in.
Democracy Watch calls on Ethics Commissioner to launch inquiry into former Conservative Cabinet minister Chuck Strahl’s work as Chair of SIRC since 2012, and with Enbridge and others since 2011 – beli
Just before Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court of Canada held two days of hearings regarding the fate of Mohamed Harkat, detained for over a decade by a secret trial security certificate.