February 1958 to March 1958: Teletype Circuit New York Ottawa

Tensions also arose in the day-to-day operations of HYDRA. In this series of correspondence, Col. Peck (Director, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals) take exception to “unilateral” changes to the Leitrim/New York HYDRA circuit requested by J.E. Belanger (for W.W. Lockhart, Director of Communications for External Affairs). Peck writes that he “unable to account” for this change, and deems it “unjustified” as it would introduce complications in the system and not affect any significant cost savings.

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Hydra Communications - Policy, RG24, 1250-36 Vol. 1, Library and Archives Canada (LAC)