These briefing notes were not sensitive enough to be bar-coded, which explains why their disappearance did not set off any alarms in my department. For my part, I did not notice they were missing, I do not recall misplacing them.
[Le Devoir] received heavily redacted copies of the material through the Access to Information Act. Still, in the parts that weren't blacked out, the newspaper says the documents contain information about — among other things — missile-defence systems, NATO's expansion to the Balkans, Afghan prisoners, arms control in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the presence of al-Qaeda in Pakistan.
Ladies and gentlemen, your Commons Defence Committee Chair.