I’d like to make a humble entreaty for humility. If you used to work for CSIS or an analogous agency, be honest with your audience. Do not embellish or exaggerate your deeds or your perspective. Do not speak to matters you really are not 'expert' in. Do not lie.
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, pictured Sept. 17, 2019, at RCMP Headquarters in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—‘Experts’ can help Canadians understand national security and public safety threats, but only if they are truly knowledgeable.
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