Victor "Vic" Toews, PC QC MP (born September 10, 1952) is a Canadian politician. He has represented Provencher in the Canadian House of Commons since 2000, and currently serves in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper as Minister of Public Safety. He previously served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1995 to 1999, and was a senior cabinet minister in the government of Gary Filmon. Toews is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Toews was born September 10, 1952, in Filadelfia, Boquerón Department, Paraguay, son of Reverend Victor David Toews (1918-1993) and Anna Peters. Vic Toews has five siblings: Bernhard, Clara, Marlene, Edward, and Esther. He speaks Mennonite Low German (his mother tongue), Spanish and English.He holds a Bachelor of Arts ...
... involvement inVikileaks
An angry Vic Toews wants an investigation into whether Justin Trudeau encouraged personal Twitter attacks against him after it was revealed a Liberal staffer was the mastermind of the Vikileaks Twitter controversy that aired details of Public Safety Minister’s divorce in retaliation for an online surveillance bill.
Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae Monday apologized for the Liberal staffer behind @Vikileaks30 and revealed the party worker has now resigned.
A subdued Rae, who identified the staffer as Adam Carroll, made the admission in the House of Commons ...
All Canadians, including elected officials, should be concerned about online videos that contained threats against him, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews told a parliamentary committee Tuesday.
The procedure and House affairs committee is looking into threats posted on Youtube where a group called Anonymous promised to release personal information about Toews and his family if he didn't scrap Bill C-30, known as the lawful access or online surveillance bill.
The proposed law would give police increased powers to gather customer information from internet service providers and force ISPs to ...
Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is expected to spend the night in an Ottawa hospital for observation as a result of the seasonal flu, a department spokesperson said Monday evening.
"Minister Toews has been battling a seasonal flu for the past number of weeks," spokesman Mike Patton said earlier Monday in an email. "As a precaution, he was taken to the hospital today for observation."
A man was taken from Parliament Hill in an ambulance around 11 a.m. ET, but CBC News has not confirmed whether it was Toews.
Patton asked that Toews's privacy be respected.
Vic Toews is wrong. The Boston attacks say nothing about Canadian laws - National Post
National PostVic Toews is wrong. The Boston attacks say nothing about Canadian lawsNational PostIn an interview broadcast on CTV's Question Period last weekend, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said that Canadian police forces were ready to respond to the kind of carnage that was seen in Boston last week. But he also said that the attacks on the ...Terrorism threat is real in Canada: Public Safety Minister Vic ToewsToronto StarCanada's security forces can learn from Boston terror attack, Vic Toews saysOttawa CitizenToews says foiled terror plot reveals terrorism still a 'real threat'680 NewsCTV News -Regina Leader-Post -Winnipeg Free Pressall 23 news articles »
Vic Toews: omnipotent being - The Telegram
Vic Toews: omnipotent beingThe TelegramThis may seem a little harsh, but when stupid things are done by a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government, there's a very good chance they'll be done by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. This is the same Vic Toews who pronounced ...Let Khadr speakWinnipeg Free Pressall 2 news articles »
“I'm responsible for the RCMP”: Vic Toews responds to interference allegations - globalnews.ca
Sun News Network“I'm responsible for the RCMP”: Vic Toews responds to interference allegationsglobalnews.caAfter it was revealed this week the RCMP doesn't want its top brass meeting with parliamentarians without clearance, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews says there is a “communications protocol” between his office and the RCMP for a very simple reason: so ...To serve and protect Vic Toews from surprises?Macleans.ca (blog)Feds must know 'exactly' what RCMP is doing, saying: ToewsSt. Catharines StandardRCMP Accountability Act gets sober second thought from Senate National ...Hill Times (subscription)all 4 news articles »
Omar Khadr prison interview overruled by Vic Toews' office - CBC.ca
CBC.caOmar Khadr prison interview overruled by Vic Toews' officeCBC.caThe refusal came from the office of Public Safety Minister Vic Toews to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), records show. Under normal procedure, the warden of an institution makes the final call on granting a reporter access to an inmate, subject to a ...and more »