CORNWALL, ONTARIO – A Plan by the Department of Homeland Security suggesting a toll collection at all U.S. ports of entry from Canada was shot down by a U.S. Senate vote Friday afternoon. In addition, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy proposed a prohibition on all border-crossing fee, which was voted in favour of.
“It does not take a study to know that charging Canadian relatives, friends, tourists, business people and shoppers a fee to enter the United States is a bad idea,” said Leahy in a statement this afternoon.
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