Jim Bronskill

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Liberals revive bill to create watchdog for Canada Border Services Agency

The federal Liberals have rekindled a plan to allow travellers, immigration detainees and others who feel they have been mistreated by Canada's border agency to complain to an independent body.

Liberals plan committee to review secret lab documents — with or without Tories

The federal Liberals are moving ahead on a special all-party, security-cleared committee to review documents related to the firing of two scientists from the national microbiology laboratory — even if the Conservatives continue to rebuff the plan.

Cyberbreach at Rideau Hall was 'sophisticated' intrusion, internal documents reveal

Internal government emails obtained by CP say officials were "unable to confirm the full extent of the information that was accessed" in a cyberbreach late last year.

Canada takes aim at Russian defence sector with new sanctions over Ukraine

Canada is targeting Russia's defence industry with its latest round of sanctions over Moscow's invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.

Hamilton man charged in 2013 with trying to leak secrets to China no longer being prosecuted

A judge has stayed criminal proceedings against a man accused of breaching Canada's secrets law, because of an unreasonable delay in bringing the matter to trial.

Federal privacy watchdog warns of growing dangers of 'surveillance capitalism'

The federal privacy watchdog is warning Canadians about the growing threat of "surveillance capitalism" — the use of personal information by large corporations.

With Canada set to announce 5G networks policy, what will it do about Huawei?

Security experts say Canada must act to restrict Huawei's involvement in its 5G infrastructure, if only to stay in the good graces of allies.

Canada's privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

Canada's privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien said Friday his office had received a number of complaints about the government's mandatory vaccination policy in the federal public service.

Canada's spy service once again admonished by court for not being forthcoming

A federal judge blames "a combination of institutional and systemic negligence" for the latest instance of Canada's spy service failing to be sufficiently forthcoming about applications for judicial warrants to conduct investigations.

Conservative MP Tim Uppal sorry for role in 'divisiveness' of Harper-era policies

A former Conservative cabinet minister is apologizing for not pushing against his party's culturally divisive policies of the Stephen Harper era, including an effort to ban face coverings during citizenship ceremonies.

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