Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Agency

December 19, 2014 13:16 ET

Statement from Minister Steven Blaney on the Induction of CBSA Officer Trainees

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2014) - Canada Border Services Agency

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to congratulate trainees of the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) College in Rigaud, Quebec:

"Our government is keeping Canada's borders safe and secure while strengthening its economy through the efficient flow of legitimate trade and travel. The training provided to our frontline officers is integral to the security and economic growth of our communities.

We are proud of the significant investment we have made in the CBSA College. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional training in managing the border in today's complex world while ensuring service excellence.

I congratulate all recruits who have successfully completed the OITP, and commend them for their role in efficiently managing our borders."

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Contact Information

  • Jason Tamming
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Public Safety
    and Emergency Preparedness
    613-991-2924

    Media Relations
    Public Safety Canada
    613-991-0657
    Media@ps-sp.gc.ca