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Law Times reports Ontario lawyers say a bill that would give enhanced powers to American border officers working at Canadian airports would likely result in a great deal of uncertainty for their work and their clients. Do you support Bill C-23?



 Law Times reports Ontario lawyers say a bill that would give enhanced powers to American border officers working at Canadian airports would likely result in a great deal of uncertainty for their work and their clients. Do you support Bill C-23?

Yes, I do not see an issue with giving American border officers who work on Canadian soil the power to detain Canadians travelling to the United States.
Votes: 4
12.5%  
No, I think changes proposed in the bill will cause problems, especially in addition to the increased climate of uncertainty at the border.
Votes: 28
87.5%  

Number of Voters   32
Start Voting   2017-04-03 00:00:00
End Voting   2017-05-03 00:00:00

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