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Privacy Commissioner Finds CBSA to Have Broken Law With Digital Device Searches

Canada's border agency was found to have violated the law by performing invasive searches of personal digital devices. According to a new report from The Star, privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien on Tuesday found the Canadian Border Services Agency violated the law when examining devices at the border, included travellers' cellphones and laptops. Therrien reportedly looked into...

CBSA CanBorder iOS App Offers eDeclaration, Winnipeg (YWG) Now Supported

If you haven’t used the CanBorder eDeclaration iOS app by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), it allows travellers returning to Canada to prepare a digital declaration instead of the old-fashioned paper method. The CanBorder iOS app currently supports nine airports across Canada, with the latest addition being Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). CanBorder allows travellers to create...

CBSA to Start Tracking Number of Cellphone Searches

According to a new report from CBC News, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) will start tracking the number of cellphones its officers search at the border. After the first six months of collecting data, the agency will release its first glimpse at the frequency of those searches. In a statement, vice-president of the agency's programs...