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Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Reference regarding warrants presented by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) pursuant to ss. 12 and 21 of the Canadian Security Intelligence Act. The reference hearing arose in the context of an ongoing discussion between CSIS and the Federal Court regarding protection of third-party information collected through operation of warrants. In January 2016, the Security Intelligence Review Committee filed an annual report which included new evidence concerning a CSIS program of collection and retention of information that had existed since 2006. The Court learned that the...