Morning Update: CSIS head tells MP Michael Chong that he and his family were targeted by China


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Good morning, Conservative MP Michael Chong was told yesterday by the head of Canada’s intelligence agency that he and his family were targeted by the Chinese government because he sponsored a parliamentary motion condemning Beijing’s treatment of its Uyghur minority. The Globe and Mail first reported on this foreign interference Monday, citing a top-secret CSIS intelligence assessment prepared in July of 2021. Chong questioned the government’s failure in notifying him about the threat earlier, saying it’s either “a breakdown in the machinery of government or a political failure.” Conservative Member of Parliament Michael Chong rises during Question Period in the...