1930 : Foreign Office, S.W.1. Correspondance Whiskard – Smith

Foreign Office, S.W.1.
15th December, 1930
(W 12824/9189/17)
CONFIDENTIAL

Dear Whiskard,  (G.G. Whiskard, Esq, C.B.)

We have been carefully considering your letter of November 28th which enclosed the record of a conversation which you had with Sir Richard Squires, prior to his departure for Newfoundland, on the question of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

There seems to be no doubt that just possibly these islands may lead to a very unpleasant inter-Dominion squabble, and that the situation wants careful consideration. We accordingly had the treaty position examined, and I enclose herein a memorandum on the subject.

You will see from this …

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1999 : Canada a key snooper in huge spy network

Canada a key snooper in huge spy network
Report says alliance is able to intercept nearly any message
Jim Bronskill The Ottawa Citizen
Monday, May 24, 1999

Canada belongs to a global spy network capable of snooping on virtually every type of communication, from long-distance phone calls to Internet e-mail, says a newly published study.

The detailed report, prepared for the European Parliament, warns that the electronic intelligence agencies of the world’s major English-speaking countries increasingly use the information they collect to gain an upper hand on economic rivals.

It concludes the surveillance web controlled by the UKUSA alliance — …

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1994 : Coopération régionale

F102020 – RTC 1994 No 33

ACCORD ENTRE LE GOUVERNEMENT DU CANADA ET LE GOUVERNEMENT DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE RELATIF AU DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA COOPÉRATION RÉGIONALE ENTRE LES PROVINCES ATLANTIQUES CANADIENNES ET LA COLLECTIVITÉ TERRITORIALE FRANÇAISE DE SAINT-PIERRE ET MIQUELON

Le Gouvernement du Canada et le Gouvernement de la République Française, ci-après dénommés les Parties,

Déterminés à développer des relations de bon voisinage entre les Provinces atlantiques canadiennes et la collectivité territoriale française de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon et à prendre en compte les intérêts communs de leurs populations,

Désireux, dans cette perspective, de renforcer les liens existants entre elles et …

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1713 – 17xx : William Taverner

"On 21 July 1713 Taverner was commissioned as “Surveyor of such part of the coast of Newfoundland and the Islands adjacent as the French have usually fished upon and wherewith our subjects are at present unacquainted.” Frequently consulted by the Board of Trade during the next eight months, he was able to pass on useful information as well as advice about the situation in the newly acquired territories. When Taverner arrived at Placentia on 27 June 1714, Lieutenant-Colonel Moody, who had been designated deputy governor of Placentia, put a ship at his disposal to begin the survey. On 23 July …

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