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Travelling for US for Black Friday deals? CBSA offers tips

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds all travellers of what to expect when crossing the border this US Thanksgiving and Black Friday, whether they will be returning to or visiting Canada. Here are some tips for travellers to prepare for a smoother trip crossing the border during this upcoming US Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday : Plan …

Laval Immigration Holding Centre

Laval Immigration Holding Centre transferred to new facility

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Laval – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to improving the immigration detention system in a humane and fair manner while maintaining public safety. The CBSA announced today the transfer of the current Laval Immigration Holding Centre (IHC) operations to its new facility. This marks the completion of the last major infrastructure project originally announced as part of …

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CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to prohibited firearms seizure

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London – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to keeping communities safe from prohibited firearms. In late July 2022, CBSA border services officers working at the Vancouver International Airport Air Cargo Operation intercepted a parcel containing a gun barrel attachment (also known as a solvent trap). These can readily be used …

CBSA resumes border services at small airports

CBSA resumes border services at small airports 

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been gradually resuming border services at airports still affected by the temporary measures put in place as a result of COVID-19. Today, the CBSA will resume services at the following 55 airports: British Columbia Atlin Airport Courtenay Airpark Courtenay Seaplane Landing Creston Airport Duncan Airport Fort Langley River Landing Grand Forks …

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CBSA seizure of suspected cocaine leads to criminal charges by RCMP

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 Windsor – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to keeping communities safe from illicit narcotics. On August 1, 2022, a commercial truck entered Canada at the Ambassador Bridge port of entry in Windsor, Ontario, and was referred for a secondary examination. During the inspection of the cab, border services officers discovered …

Omar Alghabra Minister of Health Jean Yves Duclos

Addressing wait times and congestion at Canadian airports

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Ottawa – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this update on the continued progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports. Collaborating with air industry …

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CBSA tips for Civic Holiday long weekend for smoother trip 

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds all travellers crossing the border this upcoming Civic Holiday long weekend of what to expect at the border during the busy summer months, whether returning home to Canada or visiting. This summer, travellers are returning to a border that is managed differently, with evolving COVID-19 requirements, which can mean delays during …

St Stephen Ferry Point

Lane closures at LaSalle Causeway, St Stephen Ferry Point 

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Kingston – Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane closure on the LaSalle Causeway for repair work during the following period: Wednesday, July 13, from 9:30am to 3pm During this period, the westbound lane will be closed, and the eastbound lane will remain open for traffic. Two flagpersons will be on site to direct …

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CBSA gives tips this Canada Day for  smoother trip for travellers

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds all travellers crossing the border this upcoming Canada Day and Independence Day long weekend of what to expect at the border during the busy summer months, whether returning home to Canada or visiting. This summer, travellers are returning to a border that is managed differently, with evolving COVID-19 requirements, which can …

Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement

Canada Might Remove Tariffs on Ukrainian Goods

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Ottawa – Canada continues to condemn Russia’s brutal and illegal invasion of Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. Canada will continue to support Ukraine’s economic resilience and stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, who are fighting for their lives, their sovereignty, and for democracy. Russia’s unprovoked attack has had a significant impact on Ukraine’s economy and its ability …