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Mackenzie commission of inquiry (1969).pdf
Commission of inquiry created in 1966 in response to a security lapse in a federal institution. Mandated was to inquire into security procedures in government, but it also to examine more broadly Canada’s national security.

Privy Council Wiretap Order (1951).pdf
This order was issued in 1951 and provides a sense of wiretap orders from the early Cold War period. It was obtained by Professor Dennis Molinaro, and is discussed by Professor Molinaro here and in CBC reports here.

British US Communications Agreement (1946).pdf
The origianal 1946 UK/USA agreement on signals intelligence that constituted the basis for the "Five Eyes".

CSIS Intelligence to Evidence explanatory documents.pdf
CSIS internal memo and powerpoint deck describing its view of the legal issues surrounding the process of using intelligence for evidential purposes in court proceedings.

CSIS One Vision 2.0 Powerpoint Deck.pdf
This document (a powerpoint deck) describes the post-Bill C-51 RCMP and CSIS deconfliction protocols and operational approach to intelligence to evidence.

Privy Council Office succession order.pdf
This privy council document identifies the rules of succession should the prime minister be incapacitated (as well as identifying contingencies should other ministers in that line of succession also be incapacitated)

Ministerial Direction to RCMP on RCMP Agreements (2002).pdf
This directive deals with agreements entered into by the RCMP to provide services, information, assets, or assistance to, or receive same from, departments, agencies and institutions, provincial, federal or foreign.

Ministerial Direction to RCMP on Law Enforcement Agreements (1980s).pdf
This document provides ministerial guidance to the RCMP on establishing agreements or arrangements with other Canadian or foreign police forces. It is believed to date from the 1980s which suggests it has likely been superseded (probably by the 2002…

Ministerial Direction to RCMP on Foreign Cooperation (1980s).pdf
This instruments deal with police assistance to foreign nations in the form of policy training, consultative and investigative assistance.

Ministerial direction on CSE informaton sharing.pdf
This document includes memoranda to the minister of national defence and then the ministerial directive on international information sharing by the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) in circumstances where there is a risk of maltreatment or…
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