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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Apologizing for 'tensions' that became public over the last months, Julie Payette said that 'we all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.'
He faced potential expulsion last year during the leadership race over comments he made that appeared to question whether chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who is of Asian descent, was a pawn of China.
'I hope that intelligence and security officials in Canada learned after what they saw in the U.S. and can make sure something like that does not happen here,' says Ottawa-turned-Washington correspondent Richard Madan.