Why don't Canadian Intelligence Agents have guns?

The RCMP is basically Canada's equivelent to the FBI, right? And CSIS is basically Canada's CIA.. right? So why does the CIA have guns, and they're agents, and CSIS agents do not have firearms at all. There must be people who do the jobs that the CIA does, right? Are there any other organizations in... show more The RCMP is basically Canada's equivelent to the FBI, right? And CSIS is basically Canada's CIA.. right? So why does the CIA have guns, and they're agents, and CSIS agents do not have firearms at all. There must be people who do the jobs that the CIA does, right?

Are there any other organizations in Canada like this?
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