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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...
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Citizenship Is Earned

The government will attempt to strip some 1,800 people of their Canadian citizenship as it is alleged it was obtained through fraudulent means. Good for the government. This move can serve as a signal to the rest of the world that our citizenship is something to be valued.