Communications Security Establishment Canada says it learned of the Heartbleed bug a full day before a federal government public warning went out and parts of the Canada Revenue Agency website were temporarily shut down.
Enquête has obtained confidential documents that suggest at least three UPAC investigations are ongoing into people who were at one point involved with the Liberal Party of Quebec under Jean Charest — including a sitting MNA.
Dan Nowlan, a long-standing Conservative who until last November was the co-head of CIBC equity capital markets, was named the minister's chief of staff on Tuesday, making him the minister's top adviser.
Nigel Wright's decision last year to repay $90,000 in improper expenses claimed by Senator Mike Duffy may well be regrettable, ill-advised and even damned foolish. But it was not criminal. That's the good news - for Wright and for Duffy and Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But there is bad news.
The Canada Revenue Agency was asked by the RCMP not to publicize the theft of 900 social insurance numbers so the Mounties could investigate - a tactic they say led to a "viable" lead over the weekend. Meanwhile, the NDP is asking questions about the government's response to the security breach.
Researchers in Canada’s online security community say that the Heartbleed breach was evidence that government is often not as well equipped as private companies to detect and react quickly to online security threats.
Despite endorsements from Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Employment Minister Jason Kenney, the controversy-prone six-term MP was pipped at the nomination post by former provincial cabinet minister Ron
A powerful mood-altering medication with potentially life-threatening side effects was for years being prescribed in Canadian prisons for unapproved purposes, raising concerns the drug was being used to "subdue" inmates, a CBC News/Canadian Press investigation finds.
Chief Allan Adam is critical of Alberta Health's recent tally of cancer numbers in the Fort Chipewyan region. He says a comprehensive study of cancer in the region, that takes environmental causes into consideration, is needed.