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  • proper n. Acronym of Security Intelligence Review Committee.

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  • That SIRC is now demonstrating that it is a competent researcher should be a sine qua non, not a rationalization for its future existence.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Trust is the crucial issue on which the success of institutions like SIRC rests.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • At present, one must observe that the relationship between SIRC and CSIS has, at least until the Khadr report, been rather ... collegial.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • But will SIRC follow up, or let CSIS lie -- as it were?

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • SIRC cannot and does not speak directly to Parliament regarding either CSIS or on intelligence matters more broadly.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Referring critically to the interrogation of child soldier Omar Khadr by CSIS agents in 2003, the Chair of SIRC, Gary Filmon, said this morning: "The time may have come for CSIS to undertake a fundamental reassessment of how it carries out its work, and to shift its operational culture to keep pace with recent political and legal developments."

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Even the comment boards here have seen mention of my little hobby-horse SIRC.

    Here’s an idea - Beyond The Commons - Macleans.ca

  • The House of Commons should appoint a 5 member ad hoc panel of former members of SIRC, all of whom have the requisite expertise and security clearance to review the documents.

    Here’s an idea - Beyond The Commons - Macleans.ca

  • ÂA perusal of the list of former SIRC members suggests this should not be a problem.

    Here’s an idea - Beyond The Commons - Macleans.ca

  • SIRC came up again when Frank Iacobucci was put forward by Harper as a filter.

    Here’s an idea - Beyond The Commons - Macleans.ca

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