Kealey, Gregory S. "The Early Years of State Surveillance of Labour and the Left in Canada: The Institutional Framework of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security and Intelligence Apparatus, 1918-26." Intelligence and National Security 8, no. 3 (Jul. 1993): 129-148.
Kealey, Gregory S. "The Empire Strikes Back: The 19th Century Origins of the Canadian Secret Services." Journal of the Canadian Historical Association (2000): 1-12.
Kealey, Gregory S. "In the Canadian Archives on Security and Intelligence." Dalhousie Review 75 (1995): 26-38.
Kealey, Gregory S. "The RCMP, the Special Branch and the Early Days of the Communist Party of Canada : A Documentary Article." Labour/Le Travail 30 (1992): 169-205.
Kealey, Gregory S. "The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Public Archives of Canada, and Access to Information: A Curious Tale." Labour/Le Travail 21 (Spring 1988): 199-226.
Kealey, Gregory S. "Spymasters, Spies, and Their Subjects: The RCMP and Canadian State Repression, 1914-1939." In Whose National Security? Canadian State Surveillance and the Creation of Enemies, eds. Gary Kinsman, Dieter Buse, and Mercedes Streedman, 18-33. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2000.
Kealey, Gregory S. "The Surveillance State: The Origins of Domestic Intelligence and Counter-Subversion in Canada, 1914-21." Intelligence and National Security 7, no. 3 (Jul. 1992): 179-210.
The author's focus here is "the RNWMP's uncertain path towards a new role as Canada's central domestic intelligence agency," a role that would pass to the new RCMP on 1 February 1920. Kealey is overly enamored of the word "repressive" as a description for state actions.
Kealey, Gregory S., and Reg Whitaker, eds. R.C.M.P. Security Bulletins. 6 vols. St. John's, Newfoundland: Committee on Canadian Labour History, 1989-1997.
1. The Early Years, 1919-1929. 1994.
2. The Depression Years, Part I, 1933-1934. 1993.
3. The Depression Years, Part II, 1935. 1995.
4. The Depression Years, Part III, 1936. 1995.
5. The Depression Years, Part IV, 1937. 1997.
6. The Depression Years, Part V, 1938-39. 1997.
7. The War Series, Part I, 1939-1941. 1989.
8. The War Series, Part II, 1942-1945. 1992.
Hannant, I&NS 10.4: Kealey and Whitaker are assembling this series with the aim of "providing a complete record of [RCMP] security bulletins ... beginning from the end of the First World War and extending into the post-Second World War era.... [W]hat we see here, especially in the early years, is not intelligence but narration.... Essentially, [these bulletins] are primary sources, and have to be treated as such.... [They provide] new evidence to view the [Canadian] Communist Party in a much more nuanced way than before.... What the bulletins present ... is occasionally a greatly detailed, but not comprehensive, portrait of political life in Canada.... Perhaps their greatest weakness as political intelligence remains the fact that the RCMP was so blindly anti-communist that sermonizing often overrides thoughtful evaluation."
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