Podcast
Redeye Collective | Last December, a Mexican woman killed herself in the holding cells of Vancouver airport where she was awaiting deportation. She had been picked up at a Skytrain station and handed over to CBSA.
Blog
Harsha Walia | This past week an all-white jury listened to testimony at the inquest into the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez while in Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) custody. What it found should be shocking.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | The Canada Border Services Agency has sweeping police powers, yet unlike most other police forces in Canada, there is no independent oversight body to review its actions.
News
Poster: No One Is Illegal
Hasan Alam, Shireen Soofi | On December 28, 2013, Lucia Vega Jimenez committed suicide in the custody of the Canadian Border Services Agency. This latest migrant death prompts demands for immigration reform and public inquiry.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | The CBSA has long been engaged in beefing up a strategy to prevent asylum seekers from getting to Canada, a clear violation of international and domestic law.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | In a little-noticed news release from the North Pole, a jolly senior citizen has asked that his image not be co-opted this holiday season by the Canadian War Department and NORAD.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | Testifying before a Senate committee on a repressive piece of deportation legislation, refugee rights lawyer Barb Jackman aptly summed up the mean political culture that increasingly grips the land.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | On March 13, Canada Border Services agents brought a TV crew with them when they raided a construction site in Vancouver and arrested several undocumented workers.
Blog
Brent Patterson | In mid-March, Canada Border Services Agency officers raided construction sites in east Vancouver and detained an estimated 29 workers. That raid was filmed for the reality TV series Border Security.
Blog
Derrick O'Keefe | Even before this weekend's revelations about Toews' involvement, outrage and concern was widespread and mounting.
Blog
Michael Stewart | As the smoke clears from the CBSA's made-for-TV debacle, it's important to point out that the conditions which made it possible are the direct result of Harper government policy.
Blog
Michael Stewart | At least three Vancouver construction sites were dramatically raided Wednesday by CBSA agents looking for undocumented workers. Literally dramatic, in that they were accompanied by reality-TV cameras.