Canada Border Services Agency facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCanada Border Services Agency
Agence des services frontaliers du Canada
|Common name||Border Services|
|Customs and Immigration Sign|
|Motto||Protectio Servitium Integritas|
|Protection, Service, Integrity|
|Formed||December 12, 2003|
|Preceding agency||Canada Customs and Revenue Agency|
|Legal personality||Governmental agency|
|Governing body||Public Safety Canada|
|Elected officer responsible||Peter Van Loan, Minister of Public Safety|
|Agency executive||Luc Portelance, President|
The agency was started on December 12, 2003 (the same day Paul Martin became Prime Minister of Canada), by an order-in-council joining Canada Customs with border and law enforcement agents from the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
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