National Newswatch

‘Canadian eyes only’ intelligence reports say Canadian leaders attacked in cyber campaigns

Dec 10 2019 — Sam Cooper — Russia is one of the hostile foreign states that has targeted Canada in recent “cyber influence” campaigns, according to secret intelligence records obtained exclusively by Global News. The records from Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE) — labelled “Secret: Canadian Eyes Only” — say that due to their policies in eastern Europe, then-Minister of Foreign Affairs […]

B.C. politician breaks silence: China detained me, is interfering ‘in our democracy’

Nov 29 2019 — Sam Cooper — A veteran Chinese-Canadian politician is coming forward to reveal that upon landing at the Shanghai airport in November 2015, Chinese authorities improperly detained him, separated him from his wife for eight hours, confiscated and searched his B.C. government phone and accused him of “endangering national security” before cancelling his visa and ordering him to fly […]

Sources say RCMP opened file on Liberal MP whose firm facilitated real estate deals in B.C.

Jul 11 2019 — Sam Cooper — Global News has learned the RCMP opened a file on B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido after confidential police informants alleged the veteran politician had been knowingly associating with Chinese organized crime figures through his former real estate law practice in Richmond, B.C. Global News learned of these allegations while investigating whether Peschisolido’s law firm was […]

B.C. attorney general orders ICBC to investigate claims linked to casino money-laundering probe

Nov 29 2017 — Sam Cooper — B.C. Attorney General David Eby has ordered ICBC to investigate a number of car accident and injury claim cases after reviewing an investigative report provided by Postmedia News. Postmedia’s review of civil forfeiture cases involving a Vancouver used auto dealer, and numerous individual car accident and ICBC claims cases, points to a network of individuals […]