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CSIS watchdog calls for greater commitment to Arctic security

The latest annual report from the Security Intelligence Review Committee says that Canada’s spy agency needs to make the Arctic a long-term priority.


Photograph courtesy of Cpl. Pierre Letourneau, DND
Ranger Melina Tessier-Fontaine from Dawson City, Yukon, prepares to leave on a two week patrol from Resolute Bay, Nunavut, during Operation NUNALIVUT on 10 April, 2013. Canada’s lead spy agency needs to conduct a long-term plan for gathering intelligence in the Far North, according to the latest report from the Security Intelligence Review Committee. The region’s increasing strategic importance means Canada needs to be increasingly vigilant of state and non-state actors along its northern perimeter.

 

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CSIS watchdog calls for greater commitment to Arctic security

The latest annual report from the Security Intelligence Review Committee says that Canada’s spy agency needs to make the Arctic a long-term priority.


Photograph courtesy of Cpl. Pierre Letourneau, DND
Ranger Melina Tessier-Fontaine from Dawson City, Yukon, prepares to leave on a two week patrol from Resolute Bay, Nunavut, during Operation NUNALIVUT on 10 April, 2013. Canada’s lead spy agency needs to conduct a long-term plan for gathering intelligence in the Far North, according to the latest report from the Security Intelligence Review Committee. The region’s increasing strategic importance means Canada needs to be increasingly vigilant of state and non-state actors along its northern perimeter.

 

  
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