China and Russia ‘aggressively’ targeting Canadians….seeking political, economic and military advantage…

CSIS director David Vigneault, July 16, 2020.
CSIS director David Vigneault, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s intelligence chief warned Canadians on Tuesday that they are being “aggressively” targeted by hostile foreign governments seeking political, economic and military advantage.

In a rare public speech, David Vigneault singled out Russia and China, saying that Beijing was engaged in “activities that are a direct threat to our national security and sovereignty.”

“You may think to yourself, ‘I’m not a national security person. I’m a scientist, a business person, an academic and so on. I’m not interested in geopolitics,’” the Canadian Security Intelligence Service director said.

“Well, I can say with some confidence that geopolitics is interested in you.

Full Story: https://globalnews.ca/news/7629494/china-and-russia-targeting-canadians

 

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service is sounding the alarm over alleged CCP attempts to recruit Canadian scientists…

CSIS: China is recruiting Canadian scientists

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service is sounding the alarm over alleged Beijing attempts to recruit Canadian scientists.

The Federal security agency has warned that China is utilizing a scientific sponsorship program with operates with the purported goals of gaining access to international research efforts for the purposes of economically and militaristically benefiting China. Canadian Security Intelligence Service has widely been regarded as an effort by Beijing to steal international intellectual property.

Rebel News has previously reported on the Thousand Talents Plan after it was called into question by U.S scientists and the FBI who described the program as headhunting foreign scientists and having them “sign legally binding contracts with Chinese institutions.”

Full story: https://www.rebelnews.com/csis_warns_china_recruiting_canadian_scientists