Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has reported that Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government allowed the NSA to conduct widespread surveillance during the G8 and G20 summits in 2010.
NSA which is America’s largest spy agency spied for 6 days as disclosed by the leaked documents from Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor.
The US authorities refused to comment on the report. However John Foster, the chief of Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) told the reporters that he wont comment on the US surveillance. He said that they were not allowed to comment on any specific foreign intelligence activities or capabilities under the law.
According to leaked documents, US had also been spying on its close allies like Germany and Brazil.