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CBSA set to welcome historic Arctic cruise ship

Posted August 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

On August 26, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers will be in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories to process passengers and crew aboard the Crystal Serenity, which will be arriving from Alaska during its historic voyage of the Northwest Passage.

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Rocket launcher and grenades seized in the Southern Ontario Region

Posted August 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers in the Southern Ontario Region were busy over the month of July with several seizures of undeclared items.

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July 2016 Media Backgrounder

Posted August 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Five United States (U.S.) residents on their way to visit Niagara Falls on July 2 were sent for a secondary examination where a revolver was discovered under the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Officers determined the 58-year old driver was inadmi…

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Attention all boaters crossing into Canada on Rainy River and Rainy Lake

Posted August 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

With boating season now well underway on the Rainy River and Rainy Lake (ON), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to remind all boaters of their reporting obligations under the Customs Act when traversing the border into Canada.

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Reporting Requirements for Private Boaters

Posted August 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wishes to remind all private boaters how to report, as required by Canadian law, upon entering Canadian waters.

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Child porn charges laid against New Brunswick man

Posted August 23, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit of the Integrated Halifax Regional Police/RCMP Criminal Investigation Division announced that charges have been laid against a New Brunswick man for the alleged pos…

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Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain

Posted August 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by AltaSteel Ltd, of Edmonton, Alberta, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, g.p., of Contrecoeur, Québec, and Gerdeau Longsteel North America, of Whitby, Ontario, that they have suffered injury as a result of the dumping of hot-rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils from the Republic of Belarus, Chinese Taipei, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, the Portuguese Republic and the Kingdom of Spain. The Tribunal’s inquiry is conducted pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act as a result of the initiation of a dumping investigation by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

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CBSA recommends leaving your firearms at home when travelling to Canada

Posted August 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) launches a firearms awareness campaign reminding United States (US) travellers, coming to Canada, about Canadian firearm laws.

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CBSA in southern Alberta makes multiple arrests while securing the border in July

Posted August 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of July highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta, including the following gun seizures at Coutts:

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CBSA highlights significant seizures made by Air Cargo Operations at the Vancouver International Airport

Posted August 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of enforcement highlights from Air Cargo Operations at the Vancouver International Airport from January to July 2016.

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Minister Goodale introduces new initiatives for a better, fairer immigration detention system

Posted August 15, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to creating a better, fairer immigration detention system for the humane and dignified treatment of individuals while upholding public safety.

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Federal Arrangements with Partners and Stakeholders for Immigration Detention

Posted August 15, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Detainees who are required to be held under Canada’s Immigration laws will have safer, more secure and humane detention conditions that take into consideration their overall well-being under a consistent national program that is both sustainable and af…

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Federal Immigration Detention Infrastructure

Posted August 15, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

People detained under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) may be detained in immigration holding centres or in provincial facilities. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) administers three Immigration Holding Centres (IHC) located in …

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Tribunal Continues, with Amendment, Orders—Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet and Strip from Brazil, China, Chinese Taipei, India and Ukraine

Posted August 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued, with amendment, its orders made on August 15, 2011, in Expiry Review No. RR-2010-001, concerning the dumping of flat hot-rolled carbon and alloy steel sheet and strip from Brazil…

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of Prince Edward Island

Posted August 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Providing the necessary supports and services to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities is an important part of a fair and accessible criminal justice system

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Improving Access to Services for Victims of Crime in Prince Edward Island

Posted August 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Crime can have devastating impact on victims. As a just society, it is important that the necessary supports and services are available to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Posted August 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted August 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable H. Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Ju…

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Dartmouth store owner charged for falsifying documents and undervaluing shipments

Posted August 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that on July 21, 2016, Kelly Elizabeth Wall, of Bedford, Nova Scotia, pled guilty in Dartmouth Provincial Court to two charges under the Customs Act. One charge was under section 12(1) for non-report…

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Significant seizure of 65 kilos of suspected cocaine at the Commercial Section of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle border crossing

Posted August 5, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced a seizure of 65 kilos of suspected cocaine that was made during the night of August 1 to August 2, 2016, by border services officers at Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle.

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More than $70,000 in fines for illegal fishing activity in Newfoundland and Labrador

Posted August 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

August 4, 2016 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

In the second quarter of 2016 alone, more than $70,000 in fines were issued for fisheries violations in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Male enhancement pills seized at the border may result in a steep penalty

Posted July 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Southern Ontario Region border services officer are diligently working to protect Canadians by preventing inadmissible people and prohibited goods such as guns, weapons and drugs from entering the country. During the month of June, officers intercepted…

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June 2016

Posted July 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ambassador Bridge
On June 8, 2016, two non-residents were sent for examination after making a wrong turn and crossed the Bridge on route to a wedding in Michigan. During the exam, two undeclared assault rifles, two prohibited magazines, and $40,010 in …

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Former CITT Chairperson Honoured With an Award From the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters

Posted July 15, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The CITT congratulates its former Chairperson, Stephen Leach, who received a CATIE Award (Canadian Award for Trade in Import and Export) from the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters in June 2016.

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Government of Canada funds enhancements to victim services in British Columbia

Posted July 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of support services for victims of crime in helping to ensure that the justice system is fair, efficient and accessible to all Canadians.

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Victims Fund agreement with the Province of British Columbia

Posted July 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Victims Fund is a grants and contributions program administered by Justice Canada. Funds are available each year to provinces, territories and non-governmental organizations whose projects and activities support the objectives of the Federal Victim…

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Government of Canada helps make family justice more accessible in Calgary

Posted July 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

It is important that families experiencing separation or divorce have access to information, tools and services to help them make decisions and resolve issues in their children’s best interests.

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Supporting Families Experiencing Separation or Divorce

Posted July 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Separation and divorce can be very stressful for families. In cases where there is ongoing high conflict between parents, there can be long-term, negative effects on children.

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Assembly of First Nations – Annual General Assembly

Posted July 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Notes for an address by The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, QC, MP Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted July 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice and Attorney General for British Columbia, and the Honourable Mike Morris, Minis…

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M.P. Kang to Make a Funding Annoucement on Behalf of Minister of Justice

Posted July 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Darshan Singh Kang, M.P. for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement regarding the delivery of a family law education prog…

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Undeclared firearm seized at the Aldergrove port of entry leads to conviction

Posted July 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the conviction of a 66-year-old Florida man who attempted to smuggle a loaded firearm and several prohibited items from the United States (U.S.) to Canada through the CBSA port of entry at Alderg…

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What does an accessible Canada mean to you? Be part of the conversation.

Posted July 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is leading a national consultation process to inform the development of legislation that will transform how the Government of Canada addresses accessibility. Starting today, Canadians can participate in the online component of this national consultation process and share their ideas on how to improve accessibility and the inclusion of Canadians with disabilities. Canadians are encouraged to participate in the online consultation by completing a questionnaire available in English, French, American Sign Language or Langue des signes québécoise and in their preferred format such as digital, handwritten, video or audio submissions. Canadians can provide their input online or by telephone, mail, email, fax and TTY.

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Two convictions for smuggling handguns into Canada

Posted July 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that, in two separate incidents in May this year, two United States residents, who failed to declare their handguns at the Abbotsford-Huntingdon port of entry, have been convicted of smuggling.

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CBSA spring 2016 enforcement highlights in Manitoba

Posted July 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of enforcement highlights from its border crossings in southern Manitoba and Winnipeg operations from spring 2016.

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17 guns seized at Alberta border crossings in June

Posted July 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of June highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta, including the seizure of 17 undeclared guns in 11 separate incidents at Coutts, Carway and Chief Mountain. Following…

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Significant CBSA seizures at the Prince Rupert port of entry

Posted July 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to share two significant seizures that took place at the Prince Rupert port of entry in British Columbia (B.C.) during the month of June.

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CBSA seizes 147 litres of alcohol in Saskatchewan in June

Posted July 11, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of June highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan:

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CBSA officers seize “hot” cargo at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

Posted July 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of approximately 19.34 kilograms of suspected cocaine following a cargo offload at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA).

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M.P. Nick Whalen to make a funding announcement on behalf of Minister of Justice

Posted July 6, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Nick Whalen, M.P. for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General …

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