Overview of the Canada Border Services Agency. XVII Regional Conference on Migration Panama City, Panama June 19-22, 2012. Outline. Who We Are What We Do Canada’s Public Safety Portfolio CBSA’s organisational structure CBSA Partnership with the United States
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XVII Regional Conference on Migration
Panama City, Panama
June 19-22, 2012
CBSA administers more than 90 acts, regulations and international agreements, many on behalf of
other federal departments and agencies, the provinces and the territories.
Canada Border Services Agency
Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP
Associate Deputy Minister
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Office of the Correctional Investigator
Office of the Inspector General of CSIS
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
RCMP External Review Committee
Correctional Service Canada
Other government departments:Citizenship and Immigration, Justice, Agriculture, Transport, CATSA, Environment, Health, Finance, Foreign Affairs and International Trade
National Parole Board
Chief of Staff
Information, Science and
Human Resources Branch
Corporate Affairs Branch
The “Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness” Declaration was announced by Prime Minister Harper and President Obama in February 2011.
Four key principles underpinning the Declaration;
Addressing threats early;
Trade facilitation, economic growth and jobs;
Integrated cross-border law enforcement; and
Critical infrastructure and cyber security.
The Border Action Plan follows the Declaration and establishes 32 initiatives that will be implemented over the next few years.
Initiatives will see both Canada and the United States working together within, at, and away from our border to address threats as early as possible, and in a way that supports economic competitiveness, job creation and prosperity.
The CBSA has an interest in 28 different Action Plan initiatives and sub-initiatives.
Border Risk Management and Intelligence Risk Assessments