Thursday, September 2, 2010

Customs Staying Put, For Now

(Michael Peeling — Standard Freeholder)

Any bets the Canada Border Services Agency will settle on a permanent location for the port of entry anytime soon are off.

Following a meeting with Cornwall Mayor Bob Kilger and Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell on Tuesday, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has said it’s looking at another 365 days stationed in Cornwall at the foot of the Seaway International Bridge.

“We expect to remain at the current interim location for at least another year,” wrote Sabrina Mehes, a spokesperson for the CBSA, in an e-mail. Read more here.