PERIMETER SECURITY

How Border Deal Will Affect Cross-Border Shoppers

For many Canadians, border crossings have been a constant source of headaches for several years now. The new border security and trade agreement between Canada and the United States, called the Beyond...

Big Business Winner of Harper-Obama Border Deal

The added security measures of the new border deal will add layers to the existing process and may actually add to the so-called thickening of the border -- at least for ordinary people. More ominously, it is likely to lead to a wholesale replacement of Canadian privacy and security standards with American ones, set by Homeland Security.

Co-operating on Security Shouldn't Sacrifice Privacy

As discussions between Canadian and American officials on perimeter security deal have intensified, it's very important that any perimeter security deal ensure that the collection, use and disclosure of Canadians' personal information continue to fall under Canadian standards of protection.