Ever get the feeling someone is watching you? If you’ve been to an environmental protest recently, you might be right. Private intelligence firms, the RCMP and even Canada’s spies have all been caught collecting information on everyday Canadians speaking out against the oil industry.
“From mass dissemination of false information, to impersonation, leaking foreign documents in order to influence political and legal outcomes… the
possibilities for the types of activities contemplated in [Bill C-59] are limited only by imagination.”
CBC’s miniseries “The Story of Us,” is only two episodes in, but manages to upset literally everyone (except Joseph Boyden). Justin Trudeau endorses CBC’s Canada150 fiasco–and his favourite microbrew, Labatt150. Everyone forgets the Junos were on Sunday and Russell Peters makes a statutory rape joke. The Globe and Mail issues Leah McLaren a gag order, … Continued
Vice’s Justin Ling joins Jesse to talk about the US election, naughty CSIS, and CBC’s lukewarm takes.
Earlier this summer, we heard about CSIS agents making unannounced visits to Muslims. Now, one of those men joins us.
Vicky and Supriya talk to human rights activist Monia Mazigh about CSIS’s unannounced visits to Muslim men’s homes and workplaces.
Freelance journalist Matt Braga joins Jesse to talk about spy shit – the Panama Papers, CSIS, C-51, and Ben Makuch’s ongoing battle with the RCMP.
First, the National Post’s Adrian Humphreys on working with Anonymous. Then, Jesse interviews #OpAnonDown about their recent leaks on CSIS foreign stations, their John Baird threat, and more.
Why is the media so incurious about John Baird’s sudden resignation? Why is Baird being so vigorously lionized? Torontoist staff writer Desmond Cole talks with Jesse about this, and about what we’re not allowed to discuss as we submit to new anti-terror laws.
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