An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Criminal Code

This bill was last introduced in the 36th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 1999.


Herb Dhaliwal  Liberal


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February 6th, 2007 / 12:25 p.m.
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Jean-Pierre Fortin First National Vice-President, Customs Excise Union Douanes Accise

If you have no objections, Mr. Ménard, I'd like to comment on one of your questions concerning past incidents within our organization that have led us to call for border guards to be armed.

Historically, Revenue Canada was responsible for customs. Obviously, many of our officers never enjoyed being looked upon as tax collectors, In the past role, our main role was to collect taxes.

As my colleague mentioned, the passage of Bill C-18 by the Liberal government in 1998 brought about a change in culture and some recognition for the agency for which we now work.

I simply wanted to point that up. I won't take up any more of your time.

October 18th, 2006 / 4:25 p.m.
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Maka Kotto Bloc Saint-Lambert, QC

Two members were excluded, in light of Bill C-18. Were you aware of that fact?

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