US Canada Border

Customs Giving Cross-Border Shoppers A Free Pass: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Busy Canadian border guards are giving many shoppers a pass on paying taxes and duties when they return from the United States, says an inter...

Cross-Border Drug Runner Suspects Nabbed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police in Abbotsford, B.C., are crediting cross-border teamwork in the arrests of two suspected drug smugglers.Const. Ian MacDonald...

Barred From U.S. Because Of Depression

CBC | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada

A Toronto woman denied a flight to New York as part of a cruise trip wants to know who told U.S. border agents about her history of mental illness.  ...

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...

Border Fee 'Not Going To Happen'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A U.S. congressman says Canadians should not be overly concerned about a proposed border crossing fee, saying it just isn't going to happen.D...

U.S. Mulls Charging Canadians To Enter Country

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A proposal to charge travellers a new crossing fee at U.S. land border crossings has drawn condemnation in both countries.The call to study ...

If Congress Fails, Canadians Will Feel The Pain

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Travel

WASHINGTON - Lengthy lineups at the Canada-U.S. border. Long flight delays. A loss of lucrative American business contracts. The much-heralded Beyond ...

Canada-U.S. Beyond The Border Initiatives Pushed Aside

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The Canada-U.S. Beyond the Border initiatives haven't exactly been a top priority for the White House since Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Canadians Will Wait THIS Long At The Border

CBC | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Travel

The Canada Border Services Agency is advising last-minute shoppers to prepare for long waits at the border during the holidays. "It's alw...

Happy Canada Day Long Weekend! (Or Not)

CBC | Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Business

Canadian merchants say they're bracing themselves for a difficult Canada Day long weekend which comes one month after the introduction of expanded dut...

Why Budget Cuts Could Mean You'll Be Waiting Longer At The Border

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conservatives' tough-on-crime agenda is weakened by federal budget cuts, the union representing border guards said Thursday.Union officia...

New York County Rolling In Cross-Border Shopper Money

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Business

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Canadian shoppers are being credited for helping to boost Erie County's sales tax revenues over the US$400 million mark for the first ...

Canada and the U.S. No Longer Separated By Border of Horrors

Christopher Sands | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

One year after Obama and Harper launched an initiative to negotiate border security improvements, the two governments are making good progress. The new border order being negotiated promises to complete the transformation of our border security efforts into effective defences that pose no threat to innocent travel and commerce.

Passport Didn't Help Man Cross Border: U.S. Customs

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency says a Canadian man shouldn't credit his iPad for helping him enter their country.The agency ...

Canadian Uses iPad Passport Scan To Enter U.S.

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A Canadian man who forgot his passport at home discovered an unusual tool to help him get through U.S. Customs — his iPad.Martin Reisch s...

How Border Deal Will Affect Cross-Border Shoppers

CBC | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Politics

For many Canadians, border crossings have been a constant source of headaches for several years now. The new border security and trade agr...

Althia Raj

Alarm Bells Raised About New Border Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy advocates are raising alarm bells that a new border pact with the U.S. could lead to public health risks and sharing of ...

What You Need To Know About New Border Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is at the White House today to announce the details of a long-awaited border security agreement with U.S. President Bara...

Althia Raj

Why Border Deal May Save You Time At The Airport

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Frustrated air travellers could get a break when Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama ink a border deal Wednesday. Among the pl...

Obama-Harper Summit: Why Did it Take So Long?

Christopher Sands | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Harper was invited to the White House today for a bilateral meeting this week to let the public know what officials have known for months -- the extent and scope of efficient border management. It shouldn't have taken so long to make this announcement of what will be, after all, a to-do list and not a litany of accomplishments.

6 Things To Expect In New Canada-U.S. Border Deal

CBC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada

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Mr. Harper Goes To Washington

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Politics

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Faster Border? Canada To Launch 'Exit Controls'

CBC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business

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America Puts Politics Before Good Neighbourliness

Bill Mann | Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Bill Mann

We Americans should be a helluva lot more thankful for having such a friendly (and understanding) neighbour like Canada. We could, but we probably won't. We Americans are so fixated on building our foolish and short-sighted consumer/gladiator-show culture that it's easy to forget who provides most of our imported oil.

Protesters Temporarily Shut Down Windsor-Detroit Bridge

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Business

Occupy Detroit protesters joined forces with local Michigan activist groups Thursday to block a major U.S.-Canada border crossing during rush hour. ...