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Feds Announce Passport Crackdown

MONTREAL - Ottawa says it is introducing passport measures to prevent people they call would-be terrorists and sex offenders from travelling abroad.The changes would allow authorities to cancel, revok...
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Fee Hike A Cash Cow For Feds

OTTAWA - A hike in passport fees has turned out to be a cash cow for the federal government, but Canadians won't be getting any cash back as a result.Recently released figures show Canadians paid $462...
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They're Finally Here

Come Canada Day, Canadian travellers will have a more high-tech and high-priced passport. Starting July 1, Canadians will receive a redesigned ePassport featuring several new security and anti-counte...
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Passport Canada May Make Big Job Cuts

OTTAWA - The agency that issues passports to Canadians is projecting a quarter of its workforce could be cut as it rolls out new chip-embedded, 10-year travel documents.Passport Canada expects to have...
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Heading to Rwanda Part 2: Airplane Access Denied

My passport had plenty of time on it for just my trip to Rwanda -- but I am going to Kenya after and by then, my passport would have had about four months left on it. I decided not to risk it and got my passport renewed (even paid a pretty penny to put a rush on it!). I thought "Now I'll be fine, right?" Wrong! When I showed up to the airport in Toronto, all ready to head off for my African adventure, I was not allowed to get on the plane...