National Newswatch

Anti-terrorism branch of public safety ministry dysfunctional prior to terror attacks, top secret probe finds

Sep 5 2015 — Vincent Larouche — In the year leading up to the terrorist attacks in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., and Ottawa, the section of the federal public safety ministry in charge of anti-terrorism was completely dysfunctional because of a rotten work environment, according to a top secret investigation conducted by the former head of the RCMP at the request of the government. […]

Ottawa fears love affair has compromised national security

Feb 13 2014 — Vincent Larouche — A drama worthy of the TV series Homeland is shaking Ottawa: La Press has learned that a senior investigator with the Integrated National Security Enforcement Team has been suspended over a suspected relationship with one of its targets, an Iranian businessman who found himself in the crosshairs of the RCMP.