When Igor Gouzenko defected from the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa in September 1945 with concrete evidence of extensive Soviet spying in Canada his information was initially ignored. Luckily, he was found to be accurate and the WWII alliance between the West and East foundered, leading to the Cold War. 75 years later, yet another federal government is poohpoohing intelligence pointing to extensive Chinese interference in national elections in 2019 and 2021. What is wrong with these officials? Borealis delves into this issue.