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Repatriating Canada's Terrorist Travelers: The Threat Management Considerations

The repatriation of Canada’s “foreign fighters” (more accurately called extremist or terrorist travelers, since not all engaged in combat) is one of the most contentious issues in Canada in terms of national security, and was once again in the news this past week. This post will outline one reason favouring repatriation: threat management.

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A Canadian Cryptocurrency Caper in the Sri Lanka Attack? Unlikely

In early May, media reports circulated stating that the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks in April 2019 had been “funded by Bitcoin” and that the transaction had been processed through a Canadian company. These reports are highly misleading, so let’s have a look at what actually happened and what it means for the Canadian financial sector and national security writ large.

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Show Me the Money: National Security and the Budget: Part 2

For Canadian national security watchers there were a number of items in the 2019 Federal Budget that give a pretty good indication of the Liberal government’s priorities as they head into an election in just a few short months. This second of two posts on the Budget provides a description of plans relating to: RCMP management and CBSA review; Money-laundering, hate crimes and border security.

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Show Me the Money: National Security in the 2019 Federal Budget: Part 1

For Canadian national security watchers there were a number of items in the 2019 Federal Budget that give a pretty good indication of the Liberal government’s priorities as they head into an election in just a few short months. This first of two posts on the Budget provides a description of plans relating to: cybersecurity, election security and economic national security.

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