Former Aboriginal affairs minister Chuck Strahl quit his post as chair of Canada’s spy agency watchdog after facing criticism for also lobbying for Enbridge and a First Nation energy company doing business with the Chinese.
The federal government prepared for the potential of a nation-wide flare up of protests triggered by heavily-armed raid last October by RCMP tactical units on a Mi’kmaq-led anti-fracking camp in New Brunswick, internal government records show.
The chair of Canada’s spy agency watchdog has registered in Alberta to lobby for a First Nations energy company jointly drilling for oil on its territory with a Chinese-controlled firm.
Former Conservative Aboriginal affairs minister Chuck Strahl entered into “unchartered territory” by deciding to lobby for the energy company behind the Northern Gateway pipeline while also acting as watchdog over Canada’s spy agency, says the NDP’s House Leader.
A retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran seven years ago while on a rogue CIA operation also travelled to Canada while on the trail of laundered Iranian oil money.
In British Columbia an environmental group has uncovered evidence that CSIS has been spying on anti-pipeline protestors.
Canada's spy agency uses national security provisions to keep records on AIM Winnipeg chapter secret
Canada’s spy agency is using national security provisions contained in access to information laws to withhold its files on the emergence of an American Indian Movement chapter in Winnipeg.
The man who firebombed an Ottawa bank in 2010 in the name of First Nations rights was denied parole a few months after CSIS met with him prison, APTN National News has learned.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Agency set up a booth in Winnipeg during a recent conference focused on Aboriginal business.