• In massive security law overhaul, Liberals expand cyber-spying and create powerful new watchdog

    8 days ago - By National Post

    A mammoth national security bill introduced by the Liberals on Tuesday greatly expands the powers of Canada's electronic spy agency and creates a new “super agency” to conduct government-wide national security reviews.
    Far from simply rolling back some aspects of the controversial Bill C-51 passed by Stephen Harper's government, which the Liberals promised in their platform (and which critics say they haven't gone far enough in doing), the new legislation is being described as the largest reform to national security law since the early 1980s, when the Canadian Secret Intelligence Service...
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