In Canada, MPs help foreign states interfere in the country’s politics

Foreign interference in Canadian politics is a hotly debated subject for several years in Canada. It was the subject of a public commission of inquiry which concluded, in an interim report at the beginning of May, remember CTV News, that this interference, particularly from China, had not affected the results of the last two elections, in 2019 and 2021.

Or a report of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security and Intelligence, tabled in the House of Commons on June 3, tells us, summary Radio-Canada, that “some MPs started to ‘knowingly help’ foreign state actors shortly after their election”, but also that “Canadian spy agencies have produced a body of intelligence showing that foreign actors had relationships with MPs and senators.”

China and India very “active”

While the heavily redacted document does not name these MPs, it asserts that China and India are

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