Canada’s surveillance crisis now hiding in plain site
Three years after Snowden thrust surveillance on the public agenda, it is time for Canada to reshape how its securities agencies operate. The desperate need for a full airing of Canadian surveillance practices comes not from what was hidden for many years, but what has been happening in plain sight.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and the new Liberal government have promised changes, with expectations that they will focus initially on a new 'super' oversight body for security agencies and later open the door to further amendments. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright