Department of Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety supports the Minister of Public Safety in giving effective direction to the agencies responsible for policing and law enforcement, national security, corrections, and conditional release.

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Academic contradicts McLellan's claim
Stuart Farson said that Parliament can invoke a privilege dating back hundreds of years in British common law to demand access to persons, papers, and records in a public inquiry.
HTML | Published: 2005-03-24 | Added: 2005-04-24

Review Officer
Experience in providing advice, preparing briefing materials and in making oral presentations directly related to security intelligence or foreign intelligence.
HTML | Published: 2005-02-08 | Added: 2005-02-09

Secret data-sharing network to be developed to deal with crises
The network would build on existing systems to allow agencies to trade briefs about terrorist and criminal threats, and would prove particularly useful for the "quick and secure transfer of data" during an actual catastrophe.
HTML | Published: 2005-01-13 | Added: 2005-01-19

Legislation to establish Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness introduced
Today, in the House of Commons, legislation was introduced to establish the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
HTML | Published: 2004-10-08 | Added: 2004-10-11

Mounties, CSIS agents grilled over Arar leak
In the internal probes, questions were put to members of the RCMP, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Foreign Affairs and the Solicitor General's Department (since renamed Public Safety) in response to Privy Council Office requests.
HTML | Published: 2004-08-01 | Added: 2004-08-03

Martin to roll out ambitious national security policy
The policy will canvass six areas: improving intelligence gathering capacity, emergency planning, public health, transportation (marine) security, border security and international security.
HTML | Published: 2004-04-24 | Added: 2004-04-26

Le Canada a-t-il besoin d'un service de renseignement de style CIA?
Un groupe de spécialistes de l'espionnage s'apprêterait à soulever la question de savoir si oui ou non le Canada devrait se doter d'un service de renseignement étranger du style de la CIA américaine.
HTML | Published: 2004-03-24 | Added: 2004-03-24

Panel ponders CIA-style spy service for Canada
A panel of senior spymasters is quietly mulling the vexing question of whether Canada should create a CIA-style foreign intelligence service.
HTML | Published: 2004-03-24 | Added: 2004-03-24

Directory of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Government electronic directory of the staff at the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
LINK | Published: 2001-01-01 | Added: 2004-02-06

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Official site of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
LINK | Published: 1901-01-01 | Added: 2003-09-09

Security Intelligence: A Risk Management Enterprise
There is no realistic number of intelligence personnel or financial resources that would ensure that all possible scenarios involving threats to national security at any given time are covered. The task of addressing the spectrum of potential threats  [...]
PDF | Published: 2002-10-24 | Added: 2003-08-05

New Technologies, Intelligence Sharing and Integrated Law Enforcement to Improve Safety and Security of Canadians
The Government of Canada today announced new measures to strengthen Canada's ability to prevent, detect and respond to existing and emerging national security threats.
LINK | Published: 2001-10-12 | Added: 2002-07-18

Requests for classified information
Request for classified information related to the possible creation of a Canadian foreign intelligence service.
PDF | Published: 2002-07-17 | Added: 2002-07-17