Tag Archives: C-51

Mark Collins – Counter-Terrorism: CSIS’ New C-51 Powers Not So Threatening in Practice

12 Oct

The civil liberties sky has not fallen–and surely will not under the Liberal government: John Ivison: Fear of oppressive surveillance by spy agencies under Tories’ anti-terror legislation unf…

Source: Mark Collins – Counter-Terrorism: CSIS’ New C-51 Powers Not So Threatening in Practice

Mark Collins – Australia: Dangerous Terrorists? Just Keep’em Locked Up

11 Oct

Whilst many Canadians are worried about our recent anti-terrorism law, C-51 (text here); they play hard-nosed Down Under: Terrified of terror, Australia plans indefinite detention even after senten…

Source: Mark Collins – Australia: Dangerous Terrorists? Just Keep’em Locked Up

Mark Collins – UK Security Services’ Successful Bulk Data Collection; Need More Powers (Canada?)

19 Aug

The British government is not shying away from doing what it considers necessary to fight terrorism (the SIGINT agency GCHQ mentioned later in the quote): Revealed: How MI5 and MI6 used powers to s…

Source: Mark Collins – UK Security Services’ Successful Bulk Data Collection; Need More Powers (Canada?)

Mark Collins – The Life and Mind of Dead Canadian ISIS Jihadi Aaron Driver

12 Aug

The start of a major article by a real Canadian expert (more here) on Islamist radicalization who knew the young man quite well: What Aaron told me: An expert on extremism shares his conversations …

Source: Mark Collins – The Life and Mind of Dead Canadian ISIS Jihadi Aaron Driver

Mark Collins – Legislation Coming: Canadian Parliamentary Committee for Intelligence/Security Review (military included?)

16 May

Further to these posts, New Liberal Government on Parliamentarians and Security/Intelligence–Could be Worse Not Much Noticed: Canadian Forces Intelligence Command (plus HUMINT) one wonders whether …

Source: Mark Collins – Legislation Coming: Canadian Parliamentary Committee for Intelligence/Security Review (military included?)

Mark Collins – Canadian Security/Intelligence Agencies Stressed

16 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Security/Intelligence Agencies Stressed