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Canadian Ranger faces 22 charges after armed standoff at Rideau Hall

A member of the Canadian military, who on Thursday rammed his vehicle into the gate of the park grounds in Ottawa that house the official residence of Governor General and the temporary home of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his »

Politics, Society

Canadian Ranger arrested after gaining access to Rideau Hall grounds: CBC

Police in Ottawa have arrested an armed man after he rammed his pick-up truck into the gate of a park in the national capital that houses the Governor General’s official residence and the temporary residence of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau »

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

More security concerns from cyberspace and foreign actors

Cyber threats to research, acquisition through business investment It was only a week ago that the Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) issued an unusual joint statement, “that it is near certain that state sponsored »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

COVID-19: Canadian security agencies warn of cyber threats to research

n a rather unusual notice, Canadian security agencies have released a joint statement warning that COVID-19 research has become a target for ‘state actor”  hacking attempts. The Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) said in »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

China-backed hacking of the world’s servers uncovered

Undiscovered hacking possibly for a decade Blackberry Ltd. says it has discovered what it claims is Chinese-backed hacking of the world’s servers. Originally known as Research In Motion based in Waterloo Ontario, the company says its researchers have discovered how »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

The issue of Huawei, national security and 5G

The U.K. has just announced it will permit a partial use of Huawei technology in development of its 5G network. Other countries have banned Huawei over security concerns.  Canada is still debating its position on Huawei. Stephanie Carvin (PhD) is »

L_R: Terry Haig, Levon Sevunts, Marc Montgomery

The Link

The LINK Online, Nov 29, 30, Dec. 1, 2019

Your hosts, Terry, Levon, and Marc (video of show at bottom) Former Canadian spy chief calls for ‘clear eyed’ national security discussion A major international conference held in Ottawa this week, saw political leaders past and present, along with top »

International, Politics

Trudeau extends Canada’s condolences after 13 French soldiers killed in Mali

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau extended his “heartfelt condolences” to France Tuesday after 13 French soldiers were killed Monday evening when two military helicopters collided during a nighttime anti-terror operation against Islamic State group-linked extremists in Mali. “Canada joins with the »

Politics

Former Canadian spy chief calls for ‘clear eyed’ national security discussion

Canada needs to be “clear eyed” about its own place in the rapidly changing multipolar world and the security challenges presented by such “revisionist” adversaries as Russia and China, says a former spy chief and national security advisor to two »

International, Society

Canada’s threat level doesn’t change despite death of ISIS leader

The Canadian federal government showed no intention of changing the national threat level of its current ” medium ” classification despite concerns from some countries that the Islamic State group may retaliate following the killing of its leader during a »