- n. Canada Acronym of Security Intelligence Review Committee.
“That SIRC is now demonstrating that it is a competent researcher should be a sine qua non, not a rationalization for its future existence.”
“Trust is the crucial issue on which the success of institutions like SIRC rests.”
“At present, one must observe that the relationship between SIRC and CSIS has, at least until the Khadr report, been rather ... collegial.”
“But will SIRC follow up, or let CSIS lie -- as it were?”
“SIRC cannot and does not speak directly to Parliament regarding either CSIS or on intelligence matters more broadly.”
“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.”
“Even the comment boards here have seen mention of my little hobby-horse SIRC.”
“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.”
“ÂA perusal of the list of former SIRC members suggests this should not be a problem.”
“SIRC came up again when Frank Iacobucci was put forward by Harper as a filter.”
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