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Canadian security gets $690M boost

The government unveiled a national security policy Tuesday aimed at shoring up Canada’s defences against terrorism, reassuring close allies and allaying the concerns of wary minorities. Millions of dollars will be pumped into intelligence gathering, the assessment of looming threats, more effective response to health emergencies, stronger marine security and the ability to repel cyber-attacks. Public Safety Minister Anne McLellan called the plan a “major step forward” in fulfilling an important responsibility to Canadians. The government will also press ahead with efforts to include biometric features in passports and other identity documents, broaden North American border security and help bring stability to struggling nations. Full Story

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