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Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 2:39 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

You make some very valid points but isnt that how the terrorists are now playing the game? They strike fear and paranoia into the general populous they are fighting. They force Govts into spending...
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 1:45 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

And now you have just found out there is a LCBO store just around the corner:rofl:
Have a good trip and remember be nice to us when you come back:)
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 1:14 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

No they use profilers who are constantly monitoring passengers but they also have the detecting tools as well, and us being Canadians well how would we react to profiling people? Well we objected...
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 1:11 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

And you have proof of this ???
You have made it pretty clear in other threads that you dont like the security at borders and that as a citizen of the world that you should be able to go where and...
Forum: Canada
Dec 24th 2011, 1:02 am
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Yes they do and they suffer the consequences however dont you think thats what terror organizations set out to do as well as attacks on the countries of their choice? They have the advantage that...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 6:49 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Well yes you have a point but with the US of A being seen as the land of the free its not surprising that they are not as welcoming to visitors, refugees etc as they cost money to the taxpayers if...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 6:41 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Rightly or wrongly Im guessing 9/11 might have been a catalyst for todays CBP mandate and responsibilities. God forbid anything like that happens in Canada and some think our methods are intrusive.
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

State intrusion mmm please elaborate.
If you are suggesting that we just open the borders then and not ask questions I suppose you will have no objections to me entering your home and helping myself...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 6:03 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Well said that man :thumbsup:

They can even use this link though Im sure some cant be arsed and just like to complain and moan.

http://www.cbsa.gc.ca/contact/com-eng.html
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 5:40 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Well we tried that here but out came the Privacy advocates etc etc.
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 5:38 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

To you Yes that maybe the case but to us No.
Those irrelevant questions might decide to the officer if they should refer you for further verification. I mean lets be honest nobody goes up to any...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 5:29 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Believe it or not we have had complaints when our officers dont speak or say Hello to travellers. Maybe thats why we have the forms you fill in rather than verbally ask the relevant questions :)
I...
Forum: Canada
Dec 23rd 2011, 4:53 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

Ive suggested to management that perhaps we should wear clown suits, do juggling tricks and offer double doubles to travellers but apparently these were met with blank stares or was questioned as to...
Forum: Canada
Dec 1st 2011, 3:35 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 41,333
Posted By Former Lancastrian

Re: Your observations when visiting UK from Canada !

To be honest I have not been back to the UK since I arrived here in 1988.
Im thinking of going back for a vacation will I be in for a shock or a pleasant surprise? Maybe some of you could answer the...
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