Opposition blasts Liberals for lack of consultation on security committee
After the Conservative government introduced its anti-terrorism bill last year, the Liberals promised, if elected, that an all-party committee of Parliamentarians would be established to monitor the top-secret activities of national security agencies.
Conservative MP Erin O’Toole, left, pictured with NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen, wrote two letters in the last two months to offer his input in how to establish the country’s first ever committee of Parliamentarians to oversee top-secret national security agencies. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale responded to one of those letters last week. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright