WRITERS

(2019,
issue 3)
SCOTT NEWARK

Out-of-date border enforcement mandates and insufficient staffing have led to alarming failures in Canada. The following recommended actions merit consideration – whatever the election outcome.

(2019,
issue 1)
SCOTT NEWARK

Both the Budget and Bill C-97 contain several items of potential real consequence for matters of public safety and security, border security, and immigration screening and enforcement. It is important that there be public awareness of these issues.

(2018,
issue 6)
SCOTT NEWARK

Operational and policy reforms are essential for the protection of the Canadian public when Canadian jihadis are caught and detained abroad.

(2018,
issue 5)
SCOTT NEWARK

Minister Blair has received his well-defined mandate, and can recommend actions that, if taken, will immediately deliver on his mandate related to Borders, Guns, Gangs and Drugs.

(2018,
issue 4)
SCOTT NEWARK

In addition to a requirement of consent from the criminal for transfer, Canadian law has created a literal incentive for non-citizen criminal deportees to commit new crimes to prevent their removal from Canada.

(2018,
issue 1)
SCOTT NEWARK

The recent collapse of negotiations between the Government of Canada and lawyers for suspected terrorist Abousfian Abdelrazik, highlights the urgency with which Canada needs to develop an effective strategy to clarify how its national security enforcement and intelligence officials deal with foreign governments relating to Canadians, or persons linked to Canada, who are involved in terrorism-related investigations. 

(2018,
SCOTT NEWARK

The new US northern border strategy fails to mention previous and ongoing joint border security initiatives with Canada, writes Scott Newark. Does this signal a more unilateral process in the offing?

(2017,
issue 2)
SCOTT NEWARK

The Omar Khadr case is one of factual and legal complexity. Is the government's rush to payment justified?

(2017,
issue 2)
SCOTT NEWARK

With the return of Parliament on the near horizon, three security issues are sure to attract attention: the $10.5M payoff to Omar Khadr, the border issue for refugees, and Bill C-59, which merit review in FrontLine.

(2017,
issue 1)
SCOTT NEWARK

Expanding pre-border clearance in Canada and the United States was among the highest priority initiatives contained in the Beyond the Border (BTB) Agreement. The details of how it would be implemented were not completed until recently.

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