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Apr 14, 2020, 21:38 ET COVID-19 - Temporary reduction of service at some low traffic Canadian land border crossings

OTTAWA, April 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the temporary reduction of service hours at certain low-traffic ports of entry (POE) along the Canada-United...


Apr 08, 2020, 13:00 ET Travel Restrictions still in place at international border crossings for the upcoming long weekend

OTTAWA, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - As we head into the upcoming Easter and Passover long weekend – a weekend that represents for many a time to be with family and friends – the Canada Border Services...


Apr 06, 2020, 11:00 ET Updated - CBSA is helping Canadians get home

OTTAWA, April 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is prepared to help Canadians who have been outside of Canada for an extended period and are heeding the advice of the...


Mar 21, 2020, 18:19 ET CBSA is helping Canadians get home

OTTAWA, March 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is prepared to help Canadians who have been outside of Canada for an extended period and are heeding the advice of the...


Mar 18, 2020, 17:45 ET Statement from the President of the Canada Border Services Agency

OTTAWA, March 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, John Ossowski, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency issued the following statement: "Canadians around the world are heeding advice to return home,...


Mar 17, 2020, 17:04 ET Border tips for returning Canadian snowbirds

OTTAWA, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian Snowbird Association are encouraging Canadians who wintered abroad to plan ahead for a smooth return to Canada this...


Mar 13, 2020, 20:47 ET Statement by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency regarding COVID-19

OTTAWA, March 13, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, John Ossowski, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, issued the following statement: "The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed...


Feb 25, 2020, 15:00 ET Canada Border Services Agency Year in Review highlights

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) plays a vital role in upholding the integrity of our borders, helping to grow our economy and keeping Canadians safe. Acting as...


Feb 20, 2020, 13:45 ET Charges of illegally importing firearms and prohibited devices laid at the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu courthouse

MONTREAL, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - A woman appeared today at the the Saint‑Jean‑sur‑Richelieu courthouse after being charged, on January 17, 2020, with importing illegally obtained firearms, as well as...


Jan 24, 2020, 10:52 ET CBSA travel tips for Lunar New Year

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to remind all travellers of the import requirements and cross-border regulations ahead of the Lunar New Year on...


Jan 21, 2020, 15:46 ET CBSA release of statistics on the examination of digital devices

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today published statistics on the examination of digital devices. From November 20, 2017 until December 31, 2019, some 27,405...


Dec 23, 2019, 11:00 ET Arrest of Person on "Wanted by the CBSA" List

OTTAWA, Dec. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - On December 17, 2019 in Montreal, Canada Border Services Agency officers arrested Mohamed Ratni, a fugitive on the "Wanted by the CBSA" list. Mr. Ratni had been on the...


Nov 25, 2019, 12:00 ET Looking for a stress-free holiday season? Here are travel and mail tips to help make that happen

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The holidays are a busy time and it's no different at the border. During this holiday season, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is anticipating higher than normal ...


Sep 06, 2019, 11:13 ET Visiting Canada? Leave your firearms at home

OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is launching a firearms awareness campaign reminding visitors to Canada about Canadian firearm laws. Canadian laws are different ...


Aug 02, 2019, 14:46 ET Warning - Scams using CBSA Credentials

OTTAWA, Aug. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is warning the public about ongoing email, text messages or telephone scams in which people posing as officials from the CBSA are ...


Jul 12, 2019, 13:25 ET Minister Blair and Parliamentary Secretary Schiefke attend Induction Ceremony for Border Services Officer Trainees at CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec

RIGAUD, QC, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, and Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth) and...


Jul 11, 2019, 15:25 ET Coming into force of Bill C-21 strengthens border management

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States (U.S.), while protecting individual privacy and rights....


Jul 11, 2019, 14:01 ET Media Advisory - Ceremony for the Officer Induction Training Program

RIGAUD, QC, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency invites media for the Ceremony of the Officer Induction Training Program Cohort 13C in the presence of the Honourable Bill Blair,...


Jun 30, 2019, 00:30 ET CBSA Signs Mutual Recognition Arrangements with Hong Kong and New Zealand

OTTAWA, June 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today announced the signing of two Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) with the Hong Kong Customs and Excise...


Dec 14, 2018, 09:00 ET Royal Assent of Bill C-21 strengthens border management

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada remains committed to a strong, secure, and efficient border with the United States (U.S.), while protecting our privacy and rights. Bill C-21,...


Sep 21, 2018, 15:30 ET Investigation launched into certain nitisinone capsules from Sweden

OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation into whether or not certain nitisinone capsules originating in or...


Aug 08, 2018, 11:30 ET Statement by the CBSA Prairie Acting Regional Director General following the death of a foreign national

CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Prairie Acting Regional Director General, Nina Patel, made the following statement following an incident on an outbound...


Jul 26, 2018, 15:00 ET Investigation launched into corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea

OTTAWA, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation into whether or not certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet originating in ...


Jul 26, 2018, 13:00 ET The CBSA launches scope proceeding on certain fabricated industrial steel components

OTTAWA, July 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching its first scope proceeding as a result of the amendments to the Special Import Measures Act ...


Jul 24, 2018, 13:00 ET Minister Goodale announces roll-out of expanded Alternatives to Detention Program through the National Immigration Detention Framework

OTTAWA, July 24, 2018 /CNW/ - As another step toward better and fairer ways to handle difficult immigration cases, the Government of Canada today unveiled new elements to the "Alternatives to...