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Canadian Border Crossing Agent Shot Near Vancouver

A man who was entering Canada at the Canada-US border in British Columbia shot a Canadian border officerwhile she was inside of her booth before fatally shooting himself. The border crossing is one of the busiest in all of Canada, and on a “slow” day up to 3500 cars can pass through it. On peak […]

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Why Was I Denied Entry to the United States?

Increased security in the United States and Canada has resulted in stricter requirements for who is allowed into a country. For example, while previously one generally only needed a valid passport to travel between the two countries, but now you could be subject to a criminal background check or be required to prove additional information […]

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US Couple Detained at the Border over Kinder Eggs

VANCOUVER– Can you imagine yourself being detained at the border and investigated by officers for carrying six chocolate Kinder Eggs to the United States? Chris Sweeney and his life partner Brandon Loo of Seattle were returning from Vancouver to their home in Washington when a US border officer called their attention. The American border guards […]

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