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Colin Freeze

Colin Freeze
National security reporter

Focusing on Canadian matters during the past decade, Colin Freeze has reported extensively on the interplay between government, police, spy services, and the judiciary. Colin has twice been to Afghanistan to be embedded with the Canadian military.

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Federal prosecutors using expanded powers to target terrorist propaganda web content
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Canadian military directed that they can use marijuana 8 hours before work Subscriber content
Fredericton reels as police search for shooting motive
Suspected Toronto shooter struggled with ‘severe’ mental illness, family says
Canada sparked daring mission to rescue hundreds of humanitarian workers in Syria
Judge limits Canada’s international spying reach
In spite of past warnings, CSIS continues to harvest troves of data on ordinary Canadians, watchdog reveals
CSIS purging years of communications data collected on Canadians
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Business plan hatched by Christopher Wylie sheds light on whistle-blower’s ambitions, anxieties about Big Data
Ottawa’s 2016 memo on cyberthreats points finger at Russia, China
The ‘incel’ community and the dark side of the internet
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Parliamentary committee to question AggregateIQ founders about data-misuse allegations
AggregateIQ, Canadian data firm at centre of global controversy, was hired by clients big and small
Privacy watchdog suggests he may join ongoing AggregateIQ investigations
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Records reveal AggregateIQ and SCL Group’s plan to influence politics in Trinidad and Tobago
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B.C. firm was used to violate U.K. election spending laws ahead of Brexit, whistle-blowers say
Ex-Liberal Party strategist had role with firms at centre of data furor
Liberals’ $100,000 contract with Christopher Wylie one of several interactions between party, researcher
Facebook shares tumble after Canadian whistleblower reveals abuse of data of tens of millions of users