Torture Info OK for Canada

Like their U.S. counterparts, officials in the Great White North won't officially use coercive techniques, but they reserve the right to accept any data obtained that way by others


The Canadian government doesn't condone torture, but it may use information gleaned under dubious circumstances abroad if it could prevent a threat against national security.

This is Public Safety Canada's response to news a secret committee deep within CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) was given tools to better assess information received from foreign agencies, as well as whether sharing intelligence with other bodies could lead to mistreatment of individuals abroad.