In April, toxicologist James Bus, speaking on behalf of SIRC
, testified at a joint Congressional subcommittee hearing that NTP's RoC process needs comprehensive oversight and fundamental reforms to assure that its listings are based on all of the scientific information.
noted shortly after its creation that the RCMP had set up its own national security investigations unit, but that this remained outside SIRC
In 1997, the UK integrated elements of the SIRC
model into its own law because, one year earlier, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that the use of secret evidence, the absence of adequate legal representation, and the lack of meaningful judicial review, all in the context of national security proceedings, violated articles 5 (4) (right to challenge the lawfulness of detentions) and 13 (right to a remedy for breach of Convention rights) of the European Convention on Human Rights.
The GNU has supported interfaith dialogue through the SIRC
; however, the SIRC
was relatively inactive during the reporting period.
We are hopeful, that SIRC
and other community related efforts will provide that fora for genuinely promoting co-existence.
Small wonder the US peace envoy to Sudan, former US Senator Jack Danforth, met SIRC
before he met the government on his first official trip there last year.
All members of the SIRC
were required to take an oath of secrecy.
In its report, SIRC
points out the benefits of this proposed legislative change, as it would eliminate the current limitations and silos in Canadas accountability structure.
New on the SIRC
site is the Simulation Leadership Directory containing biographical data and areas of expertise of the graduates of the year-long Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators, directed since 2010 by Dr.
In July, the court denied a SIRC
motion for a preliminary injunction ordering withdrawal of styrene from the RoC report, and the schedule for filings was the next step in the legal process.
Ostawal, Secretary, SIRC
of ICAI delivering the vote of thanks also congratulated the newly enrolled Chartered Accountants and encouraged them to work hard.
Indeed, he discovers that the CSIS leadership considers SIRC
a laughable joke.