Posts tagged Customs Act
What’s In Your Apple Wallet? Border Searches of Electronic Devices

CBC reported on 5 May 2019 that the Canada Border Services Agency had seized the phone and computer of a Canadian lawyer returning to Canada, after he refused to provide access passwords (urging the devices contained sensitive solicitor-client materials). This is the latest in a series of cases in which the search and seizure powers of the CBSA at the border have provoked controversy. In this post, we unpack what we see to be the most important legal questions.

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