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S – Portrait of a Spy

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S: Portrait of a Spy is a controversial 1978 spy novel by Canadian writer Ian Adams. [1]

21 relations: Canadians, Central Intelligence Agency, Ian Adams, Jean-Pierre Goyer, Julian Porter, Leslie James Bennett, Minister of National Defence (Canada), Official Secrets Act, Ottawa Citizen, Paul Hellyer, Peter Worthington, Random House, RCMP Security Service, Rick Salutin, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Royal Commission of Inquiry into Certain Activities of the RCMP, Solicitor General of Canada, Soviet Union, Spy fiction, Toronto Sun, Windsor Star.

Canadians

Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Ian Adams

Ian Adams (born 1937) is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels, television, and movies.

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Jean-Pierre Goyer

Jean-Pierre Goyer, (January 17, 1932 – May 24, 2011) was a lawyer and Canadian Cabinet minister.

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Julian Porter

Julian Harris Porter, (born December 4, 1936), is a Canadian lawyer.

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Leslie James Bennett

Leslie James Bennett (1920 — October 18, 2003) was a British/Canadian citizen who spent most of his working life as a counter-intelligence official, first for Britain's GCHQ, and later for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Security Service.

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Minister of National Defence (Canada)

The Minister of National Defence (Ministre de la Défense nationale) is a Minister of the Crown and is the politician within the Cabinet of Canada responsible for the management and direction of all matters relating to the national defence of Canada.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Official Secrets Act

"Official Secrets Act" is a term used in Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom, and formerly in Canada and New Zealand for legislation that provides for the protection of state secrets and official information, mainly related to national security.

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Ottawa Citizen

The Ottawa Citizen is an English-language daily newspaper owned by Postmedia Network in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Paul Hellyer

Paul Theodore Hellyer, (born 6 August 1923) is a Canadian engineer, politician, writer, and commentator who has had a long and varied career.

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Peter Worthington

Peter John Vickers Worthington (February 16, 1927 – May 12, 2013) was a Canadian journalist.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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RCMP Security Service

The RCMP Security Service is the former branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police which had responsibilities of domestic intelligence and security for Canada.

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Rick Salutin

Rick Salutin (born 30 August 1942 in Toronto) is a Canadian novelist, playwright, journalist, and critic and has been writing for more than forty years.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.

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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Certain Activities of the RCMP

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Certain Activities of the RCMP, better known as the McDonald Commission, was a Royal Commission called by the Canadian government of Pierre Trudeau to investigate the Royal Canadian Mounted Police after a number of illegal activities by the RCMP Security Service came to light in the 1970s.

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Solicitor General of Canada

The Solicitor General of Canada was a position in the Canadian ministry from 1892 to 2005.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Spy fiction

Spy fiction, a genre of literature involving espionage as an important context or plot device, emerged in the early twentieth century, inspired by rivalries and intrigues between the major powers, and the establishment of modern intelligence agencies.

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Toronto Sun

The Toronto Sun is an English-language daily newspaper published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Windsor Star

The Windsor Star is the regional daily newspaper of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S_–_Portrait_of_a_Spy

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