AP video, Feb 15, 2011:
A recent [US] government report states the terrorist threat from Canada is greater than from Mexico, and that only 50 kilometres of the border is adequately patrolled.
CBC News, today:
Major job cuts at the Canada Border Services Agency could undermine national security and public safety, according to a security expert and public-sector union officials.
NDP Agriculture critic Malcolm Allen, commenting on cuts to CFIA, sums up what is shaping up to be the primary takeaway from the aftermath (thus far):
“These cuts put Canadians’ lives at risk.”
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