Category: Border

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Fort Frances Border Crossing Impaired Bust

Fort Frances Border Crossing Impaired Bust

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – Shortly before 7:00 pm on August 10, 2019 officers from the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were contacted by officers from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) at the Fort Frances Port of entry. CBSA officers had conducted a roadside sobriety test with an approved screening device. The female...

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Handgun Border Bust – One Arrested

Handgun Border Bust – One Arrested

(FORT FRANCES, ON) – A traveler attempting to enter Canada through the Fort Frances point of entry was sent home early. Members of the Canada Border Services Agency investigated a traveler during the course of considering the persons eligibility to enter Canada. The traveler failed to declare a handgun and two 15-round magazines that was...

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ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSER UPDATE

ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSER UPDATE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at approximately 9:11 a.m., a black passenger vehicle failed to stop at Pigeon River Canada Customs Border Crossing. Members of the Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located the vehicle on Highway 61 and conducted a traffic stop. OPP Forensic Identification Services and the North West Region...

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MAN DRIVES THROUGH USA-CAN BORDER

MAN DRIVES THROUGH USA-CAN BORDER

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at approximately 9:11 a.m., a black passenger vehicle failed to stop at Pigeon River Canada Customs Border Crossing. Members of the Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located the vehicle on Highway 61 and conducted a traffic stop.  The vehicle stopped, the male left his vehicle...

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Ontario Asks Federal Government to Pay Full Cost of Illegal Border Crossers $200 Million and Counting

Ontario Asks Federal Government to Pay Full Cost of Illegal Border Crossers $200 Million and Counting

(ONTARIO) – Ontario taxpayers are feeling the impact of failed federal policies and the border crisis The people of Ontario expect their government to stand up for provincial interests, grow our economy and respect the taxpayer. The federal government’s policies, which allow thousands of illegal border crossers to enter our country without following the appropriate processes,...

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DOUG FORD’S JOINT STATEMENT ON NON POINT OF ENTRY BORDER CROSSERS

DOUG FORD’S JOINT STATEMENT ON NON POINT OF ENTRY BORDER CROSSERS

(SAINT ANDREWS, NB) – Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister released the following statement today at the summer meeting of the Council of the Federation: “Québec, Ontario, and Manitoba agree that Canada has a proud tradition of welcoming immigrants who are an integral part of our economy. The...

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AMERICAN BUSTED AT THE BORDER

AMERICAN BUSTED AT THE BORDER

(RAINY RIVER, ON) – A Minnesota man has been fined for a bait violation regarding crossing the border. William Nielsen of Sauk Rapids pleaded guilty and was fined $1,500 for illegally bringing live baitfish into Ontario. Court heard that on April 6, 2018, Canada Border Services Agency officers at the Rainy River port of entry...

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JOINT STATEMENT ON IMMIGRATION

JOINT STATEMENT ON IMMIGRATION

(ONTARIO & SASKATCHEWAN) – The following statements were made today by Ontario and Saskatchewan at the conclusion of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Immigration: “While Ontario fully supports legal immigration and continues to fund a wide range of services to refugees and newcomers of all backgrounds, we will not be signing on to this...

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NEW COUNTER TARIFFS AGAINST THE U.S

NEW COUNTER TARIFFS AGAINST THE U.S

(CANADA) – If you are planning to cross the border, be aware of the new Counter Tariffs made against the United States. The Tariffs came into effect July 1st to reflect the extra tax that the US added onto our steel and aluminum industries. Trump has set in place billions of dollars in Tarrifs targeting...

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64 Kilograms of Cocaine Busted in BC

64 Kilograms of Cocaine Busted in BC

(ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA) – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announcing a significant seizure of 64 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Abbotsford-Huntingdon port of entry (POE). On April 30, 2018, during an exam of a commercial truck, border services officers (BSOs) discovered what appeared to be narcotics. The truck was referred for a secondary...

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BORDER BLITZ LANDS 15 CHARGES

BORDER BLITZ LANDS 15 CHARGES

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Border Enforcement Blitz Results in 15 Charges and 10 Warnings. Conservation Officers laid 15 charges and issued 10 warnings during a June 1 enforcement blitz at the Pigeon River International Bridge border crossing, southwest of Thunder Bay. Conservation officers and the canine unit contacted 472 people from various U.S. states. Officers...

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19 GUNS SEIZED IN BC BORDER BUST

19 GUNS SEIZED IN BC BORDER BUST

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announcing the seizure of 19 handguns and 32 over-capacity magazines. On March 23, 2018, a U.S. traveller seeking entry to Canada at the Pacific Highway port of entry was referred for a secondary examination. CBSA Detector Dog Services were called in to assist. During this...

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CBSA DRUG BUST: 100kg METH & 4kg HEROIN

CBSA DRUG BUST: 100kg METH & 4kg HEROIN

(Mississauga, On) – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on April 30h a significant seizure of methamphetamine and heroin at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. On Tuesday April 17, 2018, during a routine examination of luggage on a flight from Mexico, CBSA border services officers (BSO) observed anomalies on three suitcases. The suitcases were...

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Beyond the border – protecting communities from drugs, guns, criminals and other high-risk goods and people

Beyond the border – protecting communities from drugs, guns, criminals and other high-risk goods and people

From drug smugglers to those trying to take advantage of our immigration system, from foreign pests/diseases to suspected war criminals, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) defends Canadians and their local communities from coast to coast to coast. 2017-18 was a challenging one for the CBSA with a surge of individuals illegally crossing the border...

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IMMIGRATION FRAUD LEADS TO CHARGES

IMMIGRATION FRAUD LEADS TO CHARGES

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced charges against a 42-year-old Mississauga Immigration Consultant, his 36-year-old wife, and their consulting firm 7891296 Canada Inc, for immigration fraud. Wissam Qita is also the owner/operator of Explore Canada Immigration Services Inc. which employs his spouse Lama Loubani. It is alleged that between October 2015 and March 2018,...

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Don’t Cross Into The USA With Marijuana…..dope

Don’t Cross Into The USA With Marijuana…..dope

Later this year Marijuana-Cannabis will become legal for recreational use, and has already been legal for quite some time for medical reasons. If you are planning to cross the border, please refrain from bringing your pot-weeds across the border with you, as it is still illegal in the USA on a federal level. If you...

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Cocaine Found in Coffee Containers

Cocaine Found in Coffee Containers

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on March 28th, 2018, a seizure of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. On March 22, 2018, two individuals travelling from Jamaica were referred to secondary inspection for a routine baggage inspection. During the examination, officers discovered the individuals each had six containers, declared as coffee,...

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SEVEN PEOPLE BUSTED CROSSING BORDER ILLEGALLY

SEVEN PEOPLE BUSTED CROSSING BORDER ILLEGALLY

U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the International Falls Station detained seven people after observing them enter the United States illegally on snowmobiles on Rainy Lake. On March 24, 2018, agents observed five snowmobiles travel south from Canada and illegally enter the United States on Rainy Lake near Dryweed Island. Agents responded to investigate and...

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Tobacco BORDER BUST

Tobacco BORDER BUST

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the seizure of over 15,500 kilograms of undeclared loose leaf tobacco at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. On January 22, 2018, a border services officer working at Peace Bridge Commercial Operations referred a tractor trailer with a shipment declared as cardboard boxes for a secondary examination....