Canada Border

Immigration Detainees Held In Inadequate Conditions: Red Cross

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2014 | 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 06.07.2013 | 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. ...

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 ...

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...

One-Third Of Nexus Violators Nabbed At Windsor Border

The Windsor Star | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Business

Every six days, on average, someone enrolled in Nexus is kicked out of the program after being caught trying to smuggle goods into Windsor, according ...

Canada-India Relations Deserve Sensible and Sensitive Diplomacy

Aditya Jha | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada
Aditya Jha

The reality of the post-9/11 world (and the post-26/11 world, from India's point of view) is that technology plays a role in transborder travel. But Indian travellers being singled out for fingerprinting would create unnecessary distrust.