‘Troubled’ Eby seeks CSIS briefing on election interference | Globalnews.ca

British Columbia Premier David Eby says he’s “very troubled” by allegations of Chinese interference in Vancouver’s municipal elections last year and he’s asked Canada’s intelligence agency for a briefing. Eby said Friday that Canadians deserved a “thorough and independent investigation” into the claims reported in the Globe and Mail newspaper this week that China’s consulate […]

How should Ottawa tackle foreign interference? Don’t wait for probes first, experts say – National | Globalnews.ca

The federal government should work to develop and pass legislation that strengthens Canada against foreign interference this year rather than wait for investigations — including any potential public inquiry — to play out first, former top public servants say. But transparency in all of that will be “essential” to restoring Canadians’ trust in their democratic institutions amid mounting allegations of […]