Manitoba had the largest weekend influx of refugees illegally entering the province from the United States so far this year -- a situation that has local officials on edge, with many more expected follow in their footsteps as the weather improves.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has yet to respond to Manitoba's call for help in dealing with an influx of asylum-seekers crossing the border from the United States, Premier Brian Pallister said Thursday.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he will use a meeting Friday with his U.S. counterpart to try to find out who is organizing the risky movement of would-be refugees into Canada in the dead of winter.
Canada's national police force and border watchdog say they have the resources they need -- for now -- to deal with the influx of people entering the country illegally in search of asylum, the federal minister in charge said Tuesday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government's proposed legislation to expand border preclearance at Canadian airports and other crossings Wednesday as the opposition New Democrats pushed to stop the bill in its tracks.
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travellers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.
A Moroccan-Canadian woman says she was turned back from the Vermont border after four hours of interrogation, including questions about her mosque attendance, thoughts on the Quebec City shooting and opinion about U.S. President Donald Trump.