OTTAWA — RCMP intelligence officials devised a secret Cold War plan to use a hidden briefcase camera to photograph Communists and Soviet Bloc personnel travelling through Toronto's airport, declassified records show.
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OTTAWA—Canada's anti-money laundering agency is warning casinos to carefully eye customers who pay for their gaming with bank drafts ‚Äî the latest method of choice for criminals trying to disguise dirty money.
OTTAWA—A leading voice for stricter gun control is calling on the Liberal government to place an immediate moratorium on new sales of assault-style firearms as well as a permanent ban on the importation and manufacture of handguns.
OTTAWA—The RCMP does not give lie-detector tests to employees undergoing top-level security screenings despite federal rules that require such examinations, The Canadian Press has learned.
The revelation comes as the national police force assesses the damage from possible leaks by one of its most senior intelligence officials.
OTTAWA—Canada's spy service routinely welcomed reports from the energy industry about perceived threats, and kept such information in its files in case it might prove useful later, newly disclosed documents reveal.
OTTAWA—A new global survey suggests distrust of the internet is being fuelled by growing skepticism of social-media services like Facebook and Twitter.
One in four people who took part in the survey said they didn't trust the internet, a view increasingly being driven by lack of confidence in social media, governments and search engines.
OTTAWA—Many Indigenous communities lack policing services that meet their safety and security needs despite long-standing efforts to remedy the shortcomings, a federally commissioned report says.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an emotional clarion call yesterday as he urged people of all political stripes to turn the page on hateful ideology and condemn the sort of intolerance that fuelled the brutal killing of 50 Muslims in New Zealand.
OTTAWA—A panel of MPs wants the federal government to look at making criminal pardons automatic for some offenders who have served their sentences.
The House of Commons public safety committee also suggests lowering the $631 fee for a pardon and simplifying the often-complex process for applicants.
OTTAWA—Canada's spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a betrayal, and suggests that could intensify opposition to expanding the project.