The Canadian Press

2003-01-22 | Port-Security

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Ottawa announced it would spend 172.5 million dollars over the next five years to improve port security in Halifax, Montreal and Vancouver. The announcement was made January 22nd by Transport Minister David Collenette. He said there will be more tracking of vessels coming into Canadian waters. Collenette said the feds are also buying more specialized equipment to detect weapons of mass destruction that may be hidden in shipping containers.

Date: 2003-01-22
Placeline: Halifax, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << together these initiatives will provide intelligence agencies with a more comprehensive picture and knowledge of vessels approaching operating in Canadian waters allowing us to know what ships are coming in and where they've been and where they're going >>

Clip ID: 20030122CPCN001