Canadian Security Intelligence Service

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Noun1.Canadian Security Intelligence Service - Canada's main foreign intelligence agency that gathers and analyzes information to provide security intelligence for the Canadian government
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
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(7) Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, RSC 1985 c C-23, s 2 [CSISA]; Criminal Code, RSC 1985 c C-46 s 183 [Criminal Code]-, Craig Forcese, National Security Law: Canadian Practice in International Perspective (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2008) at 455.
The Anti-Terror Act, which has just passed the Canadian House of Commons, gives the Canadian Security Intelligence Service the right to make "preventive" arrests in Canada.
The legislation gives the Canadian Security Intelligence Service more power to thwart suspected terrorist plots and not just gather information about them, as well as extend the amount of time suspects can be kept in preventative detention.
"I wrote an access to information request to CSIS (the Canadian Security Intelligence Service), National Defence, the RCMP and Indian Affairs to determine whether or not they were following (or) surveilling me in any way and three out of the group all confirmed that they were," she told CTV Question Period during a discussion about Bill C-51, the anti-terrorism legislation.
Domestic security and intelligence work usually falls in the jurisdiction of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service or the RCMP, but the CAF has noted that the military's intelligence branch is legally responsible to protect the Forces.
28 -- Given Canadian New Democratic Party Member of Parliament 32-year old Rathika Sitsabaiesan's track record and Harper regimes' 'special' interest in the minority Tamil issues in Sri Lanka, she is undoubtedly an 'asset' to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in particular and to the 'Global Diplomatic Campaign' for a separate Tamil state in Sri Lanka.
"The Government is introducing targeted and limited amendments to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) Act to ensure that CSIS has the tools it needs to investigate threats to the security of Canada," the news release says.
MacKay told a news conference that the government would go beyond an originally planned bill which would have strengthened the powers of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service spy agency.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is expert at redacting documents and making it difficult to grasp their content.
Cummings spent 17 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police before moving to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service where he finished his career in London as the head of the Service's liaison office.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service has said that Delisle's crimes could mean it receives less intelligence from allies in the future and it is still assessing the fallout of his actions.

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