On October 8, more than 250 members demonstrated at the Montreal-Trudeau Airport to demand greater border security in Canada. More than 1,000 positions, including front-line border workers, sniffer-dog teams and intelligence officials have been cut by the Conservative government.
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Press Release – Arming of CBSA officers at airports in Canada: New federal policy is troubling, says Customs and Immigration Union
May 6, 2019
OTTAWA, May 5, 2019 – The National President of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) has denounced as “troubling” the recent announcement by the federal government that CBSA Border Services Officers (BSO) will still not be authorized to carry their sidearm at all times while performing their duties at airports in Canada. For years, CIU, […]