cop and flowersEvery year around Valentine’s Day (and Mother’s Day and Easter), the CBSA is extra busy inspecting shipments of flowers from Colombia and Ecuador.  Shipments of flowers into Canada are most commonly shipped by air or transported from the United States after importation through Miami.

The two things the CBSA is looking for in fresh cut

Customs Building (XL)On June 23, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) intercepted two boxes of hot peppers attempting to conceal 17 bricks of suspected cocaine (approximately 20 kilograms).  The shipment was off-loaded air cargo from a flight from Port of Spain, Trinidad to Toronto Pearson International Airport.  The CBSA issued a Press Release on July 7,