The guardians of Canada's borders have had a public most wanted list of dodgy foreigners for the last year or so, that it now wants to expand to include non-criminals who may, or may not, end up being deported.
The Globe and Mail has obtained Canada Border Services Agency internal memos about the proposal to add the names of those who are wanted for an admissibility hearing but have not been ordered removed from Canada.
The agency introduced its Wanted by the CBSA list in the summer of 2011, posting the names and mug shots of people it wanted to apprehend, along with a tip line that members of the public could call.
Initially it was directed at non-citizens accused of war crimes in other countries, the Globe said, but it was expanded to include people deemed inadmissible to Canada for other reasons, such as national security, organized crime activity or a serious criminal conviction.
Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has said the program has been successful in getting "foreignRead More »from Canadian Border Services most wanted list could soon be bigger and broader