Meet ASSIST: Alberta’s very own Spy Agency, “Alberta Security and Strategic Intelligence Support Team;” Did ASSIST break into Carmen Langer’s home and steal his files?

Files on Bitumen Pollution Stolen from Peace River Activist, Carmen Langer says computer, memory sticks swiped from his home last weekend by By Andrew Nikiforuk, August 8, 2014,

Un activiste de la Peace River se fait voler des dossiers sur la pollution du bitume translation by Amie du Richelieu, August 8, 2014

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2013 03 31 ERCB to EUB to ERCB to AER

Slide from Ernst speaking events

2000: RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] bombed oil site in ‘dirty tricks’ campaign

2007: Landowners group says spying episode puts energy board’s neutrality into question

2007: EUB fails integrity test by spying on residents

2007: EUB credibility on the line, Alberta Premier defends EUB spying on landowners

2007: Landowners intend to bring legal action against the EUB for spying on them and intruding on solicitor client privilege

2007: Stelmach endorses the indefensible

2007: Private Investigator posing as landowner was the worst, Spying on citizens casts a smothering pall of bias on any AEUB decision

2007: The fix is in

2007: Say you’re sorry Ed

2007: Spying for the AEUB

2007; Spying by AEUB to be investigated

2007; EUB coverup shocking, Prove to be inept at spying and lying

2007: EUB spy probe to go public

2007: EUB purge, Security unit scrapped, members fired for EUB spying scandal

2007: Taxpayers Pick up Portion of $22,000 EUB Spy Bill without Explanation

2007: EUB scraps security unit, Board-hired investigators spied on landowners

2007: If the EUB is truly repentant about its cloak-and-dagger spying efforts and really wants to regain the trust of Albertans, this focus on a single development project is a pretty weak effort

2010: The Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel Report

2012: A Dead Man’s Prints, RCMP request to fingerprint Wiebo Ludwig’s corpse refused

2012: Spying activities on Anti-Fracking Groups in Poland Impede Open Debate about the Risks of Shale Gas

2012: Fracking Companies Using ‘Psychological Warfare’ Tactics To Silence Critics?

2013: Canada’s environmental activists seen as ‘threat to national security’, Police and security agencies describe green groups’ protests and petitions as ‘forms of attack’, documents reveal

2013: Petro-state politics prompts CSIS to spy on citizens at alarming rate, FOIs reveal

2013: Hey CSIS, farmers are not terrorists, Anti-fracking activists have been labelled a security threat

2013: We’re Being Watched, How corporations and law enforcement are spying on environmentalists

2013: Less than 1-percent of Tar Sands Environmental Infractions Penalized by Alberta’s “Best in the World,” “World-Class,” “No Duty of Care,” spying, lying and law violating ERCB (now AER)

2013: Canadian spies met with energy firms, documents reveal, Government agency that allegedly spied on Brazil had secret meetings with energy companies

2013: Sickened” by Harper government spying

2013: Canada’s spy agencies chastised for duping courts; CSIS deliberately breached its “duty of candour” to the courts

2014: Chuck Strahl, CSIS Watchdog Chair, Federal Former Reform-Conservative MP, Registers As Northern Gateway Lobbyist

2014: Canada’s spy agency admits it spies on Canadians ‘incidentally’

2014: Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) illegally spied on Canadians; Harper government insisted CSEC never spied on Canadians; Spy agency’s work with CSIS, RCMP fuels fears of privacy breaches

2014: Complaint filed over alleged illegal searches of private information on Northern Gateway pipeline opponents by RCMP, CSIS and handing the information over to oil companies and Canada’s national energy regulator ]

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