The Canadian Press

2015-03-16 | Cda US Border Deal

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Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (JAY) Johnson signed a pre-clearance customs agreement during a ceremony in Washington today. Blaney says it is critical the two countries manage the border in a way that does not turn into a barrier to commerce or prosperity. (The deal signed today would allow customs agents to work in each other's countries, which means they could screen passengers away from the border and ease the choke points.)

Date: 2015-03-16
Placeline: WASHINGTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << on the contrary ensuring our border is more efficient and supporting job creation and economic growth while maintaining the highest level of security is exactly what Canada and the United States are committed to do and what this agreement is all about >>