Tag: Government

Phone alerts for terrorist attacks and natural disasters

Europeans will be sent official alerts on their mobile phones if they are near a terrorist attack or natural disaster under an EU plan to reduce the risk of fake news causing chaos.

Elections Quebec warns of fraudulent calls and texts circulating for today’s vote

Agency says some people have received automated calls saying election is postponed.

Disrupting the supply chain: What happens to the black market when cannabis becomes legal?

The National Post spoke to people involved in the black market — from growers and dispensaries to a pot lounge owner — to find out what they plan to do on Oct. 17

Terrorism and citizenship

What is a citizen? Well it depends. The concept appears to date back to city states in ancient Greece, but in the modern era each state decides what the rules are. 

What does ‘eligible for security clearance’ mean?

A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information (state or organizational secrets) or to restricted areas, after completion of a thorough background check.

Anti Corruption Glossary

Corruption comes in many forms, and there are many ways to challenge it.

Urging leaders to act against corruption in the Americas

Summit of the Americas: How governments can combat corruption at the highest levels throughout the region?

Stop the politicization of terrorism

Do criminal organisations provide funds for terrorist group with the sale of contraband cigarettes? An analysis by Phil Gurski.

In the face of extreme weather events, Canada must plan for resiliency

This year's federal budget is another step forward in ensuring we are prepared to manage the risks that lie ahead.

An insane recommendation on how to do counter terrorism

Can any organisation afford to watch hundreds of thousands of people knowing in advance that very few will ever present a problem? An analysis by Phil Gurski

The Canadian terrorism compensation industry – part two

Another person is planning to sue the Canadian government for its ‘complicity’ in abuse in connection with a counter terrorism investigation.

Counter terrorism and the ‘compensation industry’ in Canada

Phil Gurski shares his opinion about the monetary compensation awarded to two Canadian tortured in Syria by the government.

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