Enbridge is likely low-balling its Northern Gateway pipeline’s projected $5.5 billion price tag which could triple in cost by the time it’s completed and see the Chinese end up financing most of it, according to internal emails written by senior analysts with a private international intelligence firm known as the “shadow CIA.”
A senior aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rebuked Canada for its treatment of Aboriginal people in a letter to former Ojibway chief Terrance Nelson who is running for the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations.
A Conservative MP recently nominated by the federal government to sit on a secretive Canada-U.S. committee on continental defence told U.S. officials he was hoping a downturn in the economy would lead to increased recruitment for the Canadian army, according to a “confidential” U.S. diplomatic cable obtained by APTN National News.
–Foreign Affairs and Department of Justice bureaucrats advised U.S. officials on how to skirt privacy laws to get information on whether a businessman and politician intimately linked to the Syrian ruling regime was a Canadian citizen, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable obtained by APTN National News.
The U.S. asked Canada to help finance a deal with North Korea aimed at getting the reclusive regime to stop its nuclear program, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by APTN National News.
Former U.S. ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci asked senior corporate executives with a major weapons firm to press Stephen Harper, while opposition leader, to back Canadian involvement in the controversial continental missile defence system, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by APTN National News.
Canada’s spy agency was kept out of the loop by Foreign Affairs on the fate of the sole remaining Iraqi diplomat in Canada following the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime, according to U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by APTN National News.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally warned NATO’s secretary general to keep the alliance out of the Arctic or risk increasing tensions with Russia, according to “confidential” U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by APTN National News that also reveal American diplomats believe the prime minister is more bark than bite on northern sovereignty.