Carol Gordon writes in this week with a question that comes up often. She asks, "Just as you have a section on The National 'Only in Canada' would consider having a section called 'And Now for the Good News'?"
In theory, the government has in place an oversight commissioner for CSEC, the country's electronic spy agency. But in the Catch-22 world of intelligence, it gets to censor the reports to Parliament. more »
While Canada is eager to establish its claim to the High Arctic seabed, some experts believe that the government is putting too much stock in reaping potential riches from such a forbidding clime. more »
The lawyer for a Mountie who is on medical leave after he smoked medicinal marijuana on the job, and is undergoing a psychiatric assessment following his arrest on another issue, says his client is doing fine and wants to continue to tell his story. more »
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