In June, MP Salma Zahid announced she will be holding public consultations this summer to draft legislation she intends to introduce this fall to increase transparency and accountability for national security agencies in Canada.
The consultations will kick off with a town hall in Scarborough on July 26th, and we hope you can join us to share your experience and your advice.
Date: Tuesday, July 26
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Grace Place Church, 1428 Kennedy Road, Scarborough
Note: Town halls will be scheduled this summer in Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal. If you would like to send a written submission or arrange a call with MP Zahid, please e-mail [email protected]
For more background on this issue:
News release: MP Salma Zahid launches public consultations on private members bill to enshrine a “duty of candour” for CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) and Justice Canada lawyers in law
News conference video: Liberal MP Salma Zahid on Consultations for Her CSIS Bill – June 6, 2022
Coverage by CBC: Liberal backbencher pushing bill to make CSIS more forthcoming in its warrant applications