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A cold shoulder fron Canada

 
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Old 01-18-2008, 07:15 PM
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Canada is on the ball----- good thing they recognize that the Islamist are notorious drunks and boozing fools----- good correlation with those DUI's and having C4 packed in the trunk. Boy I feel so much safer now!!!!!!!!

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Old 01-18-2008, 08:59 PM
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Another Perspective

Seems the bait is set, okay, I will bite . . .

Don't suppose you guys are aware of all the BS your Government makes law abiding citizens of other countries go through to get virtually anything that can be used to attach to a firearm, including reloading components and scopes. Ever read through your ITAR regulations?

My brother went down to the US several summers ago and had his car ripped apart and then got to put it back together when they were done destroying things. Some ignorant DEA officer at a border crossing stereotyped him because he was Canadian and as a result were looking for pot, they got it all wrong in that they did not understand he was from Saskatchewan and not BC. This was right around the time the brilliant Liberal government in Canada was talking about the decriminalization of pot.

My favorite crossing the border story was when I went down with my brother when I was younger. The first commands were for us to turn of the vehicle and produce our IDs, the whole time the border guard had his hand on his sidearm. After returning from inside the office, which is when I assumed he ran my ID, he came back and accused me of having a criminal record. I denied the allegations as this was BS and have a clean record and again he told me that I had a criminal record and again I told him that he must be mistaken. This guard then denied us access to the US.

Funny things those border guards at the 49th.
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Old 01-19-2008, 08:30 AM
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A criminal act can stop you from going to the US from Canada too. It's always been that way.

In Canada, you can apply for your record to be cleared after 5 years of keeping your nose clean. DO YOU HAVE THAT SYSTEM IN THE US? If so, use it, because once your record is expunged, you can legally answer NO to having a crimal record.
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Old 01-24-2008, 03:50 PM
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Phil - I'm not sure what your point is but it's a two way street regarding a DWI. An Impaired Driving, as we call them in Canada is a criminal offence. I hear almost every month of someone with an impaired being refused entry into the States. It's even mentioned in our ads on radio and TV that you may be refused entry to the States. I asked a US customs agent about entry with an impaired some years ago and he said "Hell we don't worry about that, if we did nobody would go either way". I had one 25 or so years ago and have never had a problem entering but you never know. Things have changed since 9/11.
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Old 01-25-2008, 08:02 PM
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Phil - I'm not sure what your point is but it's a two way street regarding a DWI. An Impaired Driving, as we call them in Canada is a criminal offence. I hear almost every month of someone with an impaired being refused entry into the States. It's even mentioned in our ads on radio and TV that you may be refused entry to the States. I asked a US customs agent about entry with an impaired some years ago and he said "Hell we don't worry about that, if we did nobody would go either way". I had one 25 or so years ago and have never had a problem entering but you never know. Things have changed since 9/11.
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I saw this in the Rochester NY paper the day I posted it here. I was surprised, had no idea this was happening at the border.
My point is---To alert any US sportsman planing on a trip to Canada to what they will encounter at the border. For them to realize something from their past may well come back to haunt them. Perhaps something so trivial that it been forgotten or at least never thought to pose a problem.
As I said I had no idea this was happening. Since then I've run across another similiar artical, USA Today I beleive that included stats on the numbers of US citizens crossing the border. I'm relying on memory now, the #s were 44 mil in 04 has dropped to 29 mil in 06. So I guess the word got out.
During a conversation with a friend this subject came up. He mentioned on a recent trip his son was detained. When he came back to their vehicle, he explained he was denied entry for an incident that happened when he was 14 years old. But for $200.00 all was forgiven for a week. Plus for another fee, $240.00 comes to mind, his record could be rehabilitated. Interesting.
Personally, at my age, time I kill all the game in the US I'll be to old to start in Canada. On top of that I'd just as soon spend my $$$$$ where I made it.

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Old 01-26-2008, 01:14 AM
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I bet those numbers are down even more with the U.S dollar being weak. When you used to get $1.40 Can for $1.00 U.S i would think that made a big difference in the number of people crossing the border into Can. The people we have to blame for this pile of %*** are the ones who caused 911. We soon will need pasports to travel by car across the border. Gone are the good old days. Its been like that for years that if any Canadian had a criminal record they could not enter the U.S. I guesse some people dont think a d.u.i as a criminal offense even though it causes many deaths each year.:(
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Old 01-27-2008, 02:02 AM
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I thought they legalized marijuna in Canada a couple of years ago?
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