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Border Services Agency

They have more legal access to your phone than you think.
Unfortunately, the legalization of marijuana will have a significant impact on the ability of Canadians to enter the United States.
Canadians may be surprised to learn that United States citizens who have been convicted of (or who have committed) a single instance of Driving under the Influence ("DUI") will actually be barred from Canada. Some U.S. citizens may believe that this is unfair also, especially since Canadians who have DUI convictions are generally not barred from the United States.
Among other things, CBSA is proposing significant changes to the eligibility criteria. The current regulations only require applicants to be of "good moral character." Unfortunately, this term is not defined and it has sometimes resulted in inconsistent adjudications.
CBSA carries a serious and difficult responsibility under the law - to protect the integrity of Canada's borders and to keep Canadians safe, while also facilitating the free and legitimate movement of both people and trade. The vast majority of border encounters are brief and routine. But a few present serious problems.
The man is accused of using his position as a CBSA employee to extort a woman facing deportation.
Canada and the United States share the longest and most lucrative unmilitarized border in the world. It spans nearly 9,000 kilometres. There are 120 official crossings. Some 400,000 people move back-and-forth across that border every day. So does two-way trade valued at $2.4-billion every day. At one and the same time, we want the border to be safe and secure while trade across it remains a major source of economic growth and prosperity. If security concerns linger, the border thickens and the legitimate movement both of people and goods becomes more difficult.
Two Montreal men will appear in Quebec Superior Court today to face charges of exporting without a permit and misrepresentation
Most travellers are meant to be processed in under a minute by front-line border agents, who don't have access to the Canadian
A window into a lucrative but little-examined black market driven by a strange mixture of narcissism, body-obsession and insecurity.