The RCMP intercepted 1,634 people along the Canada-U.S. border in the month of July, a rise from June but far below predictions for this summer.
Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair, pictured at the House Immigration Committee meeting on July 24. He was recently tapped to manage the contentious file. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
More than 1,600 people crossed into country at irregular points of entry along the Canada-U.S. border in July, a rise from June, but a figure far below what had been predicted for this summer.
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'What better time to innovate your election system than during a pandemic? Because you're going to have to start thinking outside of the regular way,' says Stéphanie Plante, who has worked with Elections Canada.
Conservative Party members will be able to vote on the phone, online, mail-in ballots, or by drive-through, in ridings where in-person voting is not possible because of the pandemic, say Conservative sources.