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Canada's spywatcher calls the ethics czar A LOT
Canada's spywatcher calls the ethics czar A LOT

Canada’s spywatcher calls the ethics czar A LOT

This is getting interesting. First, the Vancouver Observer broke the news that former Conservative cabinet minister Chuck Strahl, chair of the Security Information Review Committee (SIRC) since June 2012, is Enbridge’s newest pipeline lobbyist in British Columbia. SIRC is Canada’s spy watchdog overseeing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), so Strahl has access to the […]

January 7, 2014

This is getting interesting.

First, the Vancouver Observer broke the news that former Conservative cabinet minister Chuck Strahl, chair of the Security Information Review Committee (SIRC) since June 2012, is Enbridge’s newest pipeline lobbyist in British Columbia.

SIRC is Canada’s spy watchdog overseeing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), so Strahl has access to the country’s classified security files.

That’s why it may have been old news to him when the paper reported last November that CSIS…