According to the report, nations including China and Russia are conducting cyber and human espionage that targets individuals, institutions and corporations in Canada.
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CSIS said it was dealing with ‘limited and contained’ outbreaks of COVID-19 at some of its offices.
A 2014 probe originally targeted international money launderers. It eventually exposed an RCMP mole.
The letter also said ‘certain regimes’ were targeting Canada with state-sponsored disinformation campaigns that aimed to create doubts about the origins of the COVID-19 virus.
Austin Cullen issued his first interim report on Thursday, commenting on the inquiry’s mandate and evidence produced so far.
Insp. Wayne Holland told a public inquiry into money laundering that in 2008, he presented a report that showed how organized crime, money laundering and loan sharking were deeply embedded in B.C. Lottery Corporation casinos. His unit was disbanded in 2009.
In August, the NRC announced its collaboration with CanSino had ended because Chinese officials had failed to send CanSino’s vaccine for testing in Canada.
The Cullen Commission released some of the transcripts of recorded conversations between former solicitor-general Kash Heed and former RCMP officer Fred Pinnock.
A photo posted on Twitter on Wednesday showed Majid Jowhari, MP for Richmond Hill, with Alireza Onghaei, who faces allegations he helped the government of Iran funnel money into Canada.
The report shows how Canadian intelligence officials suspect the Iranian regime has dodged international sanctions.
Global Affairs Canada will not proceed with a $6.8 million contract with a partially Chinese state-owned security company that was to install and run X-ray scanners in Canada’s embassies around the world.
An independent review commissioned by the RCMP has found a ‘clear failure in leadership’ related to the police force’s intelligence operations.
B.C.’s public inquiry into money laundering has heard from a former official with the Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch, who says he tried to warn the then-minister responsible.
Mike Hiller, a former anti-money laundering investigator, said managers at the Crown corporation cast doubts on his concerns about the River Rock Casiso.
A former commander of the province’s anti-illegal gaming unit told the Cullen Commission that he believes Rich Coleman “did not want to be told” about concerns at B.C. casinos.