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Phony tourists here to work, belligerent visitors smuggling contraband, toys packed with heroin, weapons disguised as cell phones: all are just another day at the office for the Canada Border Services Agency.

Every day, twenty thousand passengers request entry into Canada by way of Vancouver International Airport (YVR), and many more at land crossings in the Lower Mainland of BC. While most experience the usual uneasiness that comes with passing through immigration and customs, others have more legitimate reasons to feel nervous.

“Every passenger has a ‘story’’s our job to dig deeper for the truth.” - Lori Miller, Border Services Officer.

Welcome to Border Security - a revealing look at life on the front lines of national security.  Follow Canadian border services officers as they intercept suspicious characters and contraband from around the world in an...

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