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Today the Conservatives filed out of the House of Commons in Ottawa early. The NDP followed. Moments later, all the NDP MPs came back into the house and took their seats. They had…
A 71-year-old B.C. grandmother was shocked to learn her recent research for an upcoming National Energy Board hearing triggered a national security investigation.
Lesslie Askin says that on Aug. 3, she photographed Kinder Morgan’s aging storage tanks at the base of Burnaby Mountain.
Ten days later, she learned she was a terror suspect.
New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart, whose Burnaby-Douglas riding spans the area where Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby tanks and Burrard Inlet shipping terminal are located, says the energy company is going too far.
"It is very intimidating and a big concern with me," Stewart told CBC News. "A Kinder Morgan employee decides that it’s worth triggering a terrorist investigation: The company owes us an explanation as to why they think this 71-year-old woman in a potential terrorist."
Stewart says officers with INSET should have better things to do than visit law-abiding seniors.
"The national security force is spending time investigating this enough to send to two officers to this woman’s house. I’m concerned about the waste of taxpayers money and potential resources," he said.Lesslie Askin, 71, shocked to be deemed a Kinder Morgan terror threat (via shychemist)