National Security and Intelligence Review Agency

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The National Security and Intelligence Review Agency (NSIRA) is an independent and external review body which reports to Parliament. The NSIRA reviews all Government of Canada national security and intelligence activities to ensure that they are lawful, reasonable and necessary. The NSIRA also hears public complaints regarding key national security agencies and activities.

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This website is under construction.

Your opinion matters!  Please send in your ideas to help us build NSIRA's new website to: info@nsira-ossnr.gc.ca.

In the interim, we invite you to visit the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC) website (http://www.sirc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) for historical information related to the past mandate and public record.

In addition, please consult the former website of Office of the Commissioner of Communications Security Establishment (CSE) (https://www.ocsec-bccst.gc.ca/en) for archival information regarding the review of the CSE, which is now part of NSIRA’s mandate.

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What's New
  • [News Release]
    Ottawa, Ontario
    September 9, 2019
    The Prime Minister announces member of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency.
  • [News Release]
    Ottawa, Ontario
    August 12, 2019
    The Prime Minister announces appointment to the Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency.
  • [Backgrounder]
    The National Security and Intelligence Review Agency
  • [News Release]
    Ottawa, Ontario
    July 17, 2019
    All Government of Canada national security and intelligence activities now subject to independent expert review.
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