On May 17, 2017, Brother Jean-Pierre Fortin, the CIU National President, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security regarding Bill C-23: An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States. The submission is available online [PDF document].
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PSAC-CIU raise border automation concerns with government
April 21, 2021
In its budget yesterday, the Trudeau government made reference to “modernizing travel and trade at our borders”, and spoke of “transforming the border experience” via “touchless and automated interactions”. This announcement raises several red flags and PSAC-CIU have been quick to react. For years, PSAC-CIU have been vocal about the potential security pitfalls of border […]