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tips on going to canada

Post by 86Chevy » Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:12 pm

I am going to victoria island in a couple of months to do some salmon fishing, the problem I face is that I am driving into vancouver and I have a couple felonies. Any one know how exactly this works at the border, do they even ask?


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Post by Frank » Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:13 am

Canada Border Services Agency generally frowns on people with convictions. They may or may not ask if you've already had a conviction but lying to an CBSA officer is never a good thing to do. You can read more about the government's position at:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/inadmissibility.html

For more information, you should contact Citizenship & Immigration Canada:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/contacts/index.html


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Post by cow_rancher » Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:10 am

Fly in, rent a car/truck... nobody asked me the time of day.

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Post by 86Chevy » Mon Feb 13, 2006 12:00 pm

when did you go and where did you go in

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Post by cow_rancher » Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:43 am

January, flew America West (US Air now) into Vancouver BC, rented Ford Explorer, drove to Whistler.

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Post by cow_rancher » Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:45 am

Of course if you are a WANTED felon, you may want to use a fake ID/passport... 8)

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Post by 86Chevy » Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:37 pm

Not wanted its about 4 years old, seems stupid to me but I understand the problem i guess. I heard that if you fly in they do all the checking before you even get there though. I will be driving through in the middle of the day

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Post by cow_rancher » Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:49 am

I think if you're re-paid your "debt" to society you're good to go, have you had your civil rights restored?

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Post by 86Chevy » Wed Feb 15, 2006 5:54 pm

no but i dont know what that means really

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Post by cow_rancher » Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:07 am

It means you go back to court and the judge can do his magic and say you are an ok citizen again and then you can Vote, own a Gun, etc that you can't legally do as a convicted felon.

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