Canada Border

U.S.-Canada Border Should Be 'Even Thinner': Security Secretary

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Politics

The U.S.-Canada partnership "just couldn't be stronger," he said.

How Canada Sculpted A Novelist In A Foreign Jail. Then Banned Him From Entry

Ian Thornton | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada
Ian Thornton

As a writer, I believe that on the whole, writers, particularly seasoned ones, should be avoided at all cost. We are a moribund faction, convinced th...

Another Canadian Province Sees Spike In Refugee Claimants At U.S. Border

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada

The number of refugee claimants at the border are growing.

Proposed New Preclearance Act Will Bring Border Trouble

Tim McSorley | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Tim McSorley

Proponents say preclearance will facilitate the flow of people and goods between the US and Canada. Under preclearance, a traveller passes through US customs in Canada, so they do not need to do so once they enter the US, and vice-versa. There are US preclearance areas in eight Canadian airports, along with some train and ferry crossings in BC, and plans to expand this to more Canadian airports and train stations. Canadian preclearance zones would also be established for the first time in the United States.

How To Make Your Canada-US Border Crossing Easier

Allison Eberle | Posted 08.03.2016 | Canada Travel
Allison Eberle

You don't have to be doing something wrong to dread a border crossing. In fact, most Canadian travelers venturing across the border in the U.S., dread the time spent waiting in line, the awkward passport check and the uncomfortable questioning. But border crossings don't always have to be daunting, and these five simple tips can help you reach your destination with the hold-ups or the stress.

Human Rights Chief Urges Probe Of Border Agency After Deaths

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2017 | Canada Politics

"In a free and democratic society, the human rights of every person on Canadian soil must be respected."

1,300 Kilos Of Hashish Seized At Port Of Montreal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada

The drugs were hidden in laminated floor pieces in a marine container.

15 Things Americans Would Miss With A Canadian Border Wall

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada

Plus one good reason to put up a wall.

Canadian Shot At U.S. Border Charged

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Politics

DETROIT - A 22-year-old Canadian man who was shot by U.S. border guards after pointing what appeared to be a gun at them is facing weapons-related cha...

Canadian Man Shot At U.S. Border

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Politics

DETROIT - The U.S. border agency says a Canadian man was shot after pointing what appeared to be a gun at guards at the Ambassador Bridge crossing bet...

Hackathon Can Solve Canada-U.S. Border Delays: Businesses

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Frustrated by costly delays at the Canada-U.S. border, the business community is urging governments to seek solutions from private-sector...

Immigration Detainees Held In Inadequate Conditions: Red Cross

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A confidential Red Cross investigation found numerous shortcomings at Canadian facilities for immigrant detainees including triple-bunked cel...

Too Slow, Say Stakeholders

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Canada-U.S. group that's supposed to be streamlining trade and commerce between the world's two biggest trading partners is instead sufferi...

Crossing into Israel Isn't predictable

Annie Claire Bergeron-Oliver | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada Travel
Annie Claire Bergeron-Oliver

JERUSALEM - The commute from Jerusalem to Ramallah is unpredictable at best. Big white commuter buses with green or blue stripes with Arabic script a...

WATCH: The Canada-U.S. Border Is Way Weirder Than You Thought

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2016 | Canada

If you think the Canada-U.S. border is one of the most boring places on Earth, you're in for a surprise. A new video on the quirkier aspects of the...

As Drug Busts Rise, Border Agency Cuts Questioned

CBC | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Politics

Drug busts by the Canada Border Services Agency rose 10 per cent between 2007 and 2012, according to a CBC News analysis of agency data that reveals w...

'This Is Not Some Episode Of Cops'

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Illegal immigrants take advantage of Canadian taxpayers — not the other way around, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews told critics in Pa...

Use-Of-Force By Canadian Border Guards Drops

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Fewer border guards drew their guns, batons and pepper spray last year in an abrupt reversal of a previous trend toward greater use of force ...

New Deal Lets U.S. Officers Make Arrests In Canada

CBC | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Politics

When the Conservative government passed its controversial omnibus budget bill last month, it included new powers for certain U.S. law enforcement agen...

Canada To Share Travellers' Bio-Data With U.S.

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada and the United States plan to join forces in order to better deal with "irregular flows" of refugees that turn up in North America or ...

Border Services Is Watching You

CBC | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canada Border Service Agency is reluctant to explain the extent to which it monitors passengers across the country, but internal documents obtaine...

Get Ready For Longer Wait Times At The Border

CBC | Posted 07.21.2012 | Canada

The union representing Canada's border service agents is warning Quebecers could be in for delays at the border this summer. The agency ha...

Policy Of Politeness For Canadian Border Guards

CBC | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada

Canadian border officers are trained to protect the country's sovereignty and secure the border, but are instructed to always do so in a courteous man...

Russell Brand Says He Was Denied Entry To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada

ORILLIA, Ont. - Call it a case of social media confusion.Comedian Russell Brand used Twitter to let fans know a show in Orillia, Ont, scheduled for Sa...

Why Your Border Wait Got Longer

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Canadians are being pulled aside for close inspection by border agents more often upon returning home -- ironically bec...