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A mixed verdict

It was deemed the worst act of terrorism in Canadian history: 331 people were killed in two decisive and deliberate explosions — one in a Japanese airport, another aboard Air India flight 182 in 1985. For the families of the victims, most of them Canadian, this was just the beginning. Charges of investigative bungling would be followed by the more startling accusations that CSIS, Canada's security agency, intentionally initiated a coverup. For over 20 years Canadians have grappled with this unsolved crime for which no one has yet had to pay.

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The Security Intelligence Review Committee says CSIS made critical blunders but couldn't have prevented the bombing.
Medium: Radio
Program: The World At Six
Broadcast Date: Nov. 18, 1992
Guest(s): Doug Lewis, Stuart McInnes, Tom Wappell
Host: Alannah Campbell, Bob Oxley
Duration: 3:31

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