"He who controls the present, controls the past": The Canadian Security State's Imperfect Censorship under the Access to Information Act

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An academic reflects on 20 years on using Canadian security records obtained under the Access to Information Act to write scholarship related to Canadian domestic security.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBrokering Access:
Subtitle of host publicationPower, Politics and Freedom of Information Process in Canada
EditorsKevin Walby, Mike Larsen
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • research, security, freedom of information