Harper government officials, spies meet with energy industry in Ottawa

by Matthew Millar, Vancouver Observer, November 22, 2013

Government spies and energy stakeholders met in Ottawa yesterday to discuss issues of national security, including the monitoring of environmental organizations and activists.

Harper government's extensive spying on anti-oil sands groups revealed in FOIs This meeting is the second of bi-annual “classified briefings” held at CSIS headquarters in Ottawa, bringing together federal agencies, spies, and private industry stakeholders with high level security clearances, including officials from energy companies in the oil, natural gas, pipeline, petroleum refinery and electricity sectors.