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Two travellers from U.S. fined $20,000 each for fake vaccination documents | The Star
TORONTO - Two travellers who arrived in Toronto from the United States have been fined for providing fake COVID-19 proof of vaccination documents and ...

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By The Canadian PressFri., July 30, 2021timer1 min. read

TORONTO - Two travellers who arrived in Toronto from the United States have been fined for providing fake COVID-19 proof of vaccination documents and lying about pre-departure tests.

The Public Health Agency of Canada says the travellers also didn't comply with requirements to stay at a government-authorized hotel or to get tested upon arrival.

The agency says in a news release Friday that the travellers arrived last week and have been handed four fines totalling $19,720 each.

Canada eased quarantine requirements on July 5 for fully vaccinated Canadians and foreign nationals with an exemption to enter the country, but they must upload their proof of vaccination documents to the ArriveCAN app before entry.

Those who are not fully vaccinated are still required to stay for three days at a government-approved hotel, quarantine for 14 days and undergo tests pre-departure, post-arrival and eight days later.

The public health agency is warning that all travellers are obligated to answer questions truthfully and that providing false information or documents to government officials upon entry to Canada is a serious offence.

The agency says violating quarantine or isolation instructions when entering Canada could lead to a $5,000 fine for each day of non-compliance or each offence, or more serious penalties including six months in prison or $750,000 in fines.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 30, 2021.

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Tacos!
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1  seeder  Tacos!    4 months ago

Assholes. Just assholes. I am at a loss. Who are these people? Can we be the same species?

 
 
 
charger 383
Professor Quiet
2  charger 383    4 months ago

Good, I wish the US government was that strict on people crossing the border without proper paperwork

 
 
 
cjcold
Professor Quiet
2.1  cjcold  replied to  charger 383 @2    4 months ago

Actually, they are. 

 
 
 
Texan1211
Professor Principal
2.1.1  Texan1211  replied to  cjcold @2.1    4 months ago

Really? 

Then why do we have an estimated 10-22 million illegal aliens here?

 
 
 
Ronin2
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2.1.2  Ronin2  replied to  cjcold @2.1    4 months ago

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How many illegal immigrants have tested positive for Covid 19 that have entered the US? Answer- they aren't even tested. Where are they quarantined? Answer- they aren't. They are shipped all over the US and given trial dates to show up for; which 70% ignore.

In case you missed it.

The surge isn't even slowing down for the summer months.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.3  Dulay  replied to  Ronin2 @2.1.2    4 months ago
How many illegal immigrants have tested positive for Covid 19 that have entered the US? Answer- they aren't even tested. Where are they quarantined? Answer- they aren't.

NONE of the links that you posted have ANY information of testing or quarantines. NONE. 

So please, provide a link that DOES support your claims. 

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.4  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.3    4 months ago
NONE of the links that you posted have ANY information of testing or quarantines

Um, because it's not happening. Your boy Biden is letting them in en masse and without being tested.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.5  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.4    4 months ago
Um, because it's not happening. Your boy Biden is letting them in en masse and without being tested.

So when Sen. Cruz stated that the Donna Facility in Texas WAS testing for Covid he was lying. Got ya. 

For 'our readers' who actually want to know the facts, here they are:

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.6  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.5    4 months ago
So when Sen. Cruz stated that the Donna Facility in Texas WAS testing for Covid he was lying. G

If you look at your calendar, the current month is July. This article was written in April.

Cruz never said ALL illegals are being tested. He just said some were being deemed positive by a test. 

Probably THIS from YOUR link is the dictation of who gets tested..

"Customs and Border Protection personnel do initial inspections for symptoms or risk factors associated with COVID-19 and consult with onsite medical personnel, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or local health systems as appropriate, the agency said"

So, if no symptoms, no test?

Also, in YOUR link, it states this..

"migrants are tested for COVID-19 “at some point during their immigration journey.”"

What does that mean? "Immigration journey" could mean anytime in the future, even years, as these people will always be immigrants....albeit illegal ones.

For our readers who want to read spin, see 2.1.5

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.7  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.6    4 months ago

For our readers who want to read spin, see 2.1.6

Probably THIS from YOUR link is the dictation of who gets tested..

MORE likely this:

DHS, which oversees immigration enforcement, said it’s working with state and local authorities and non-governmental organizations to make sure that all migrants are tested for COVID-19 "at some point during their immigration journey." Cities, counties and NGOs handle the vast majority of the testing and any subsequent isolation, while contractors help fill the gaps. They typically use antigen tests , which can provide results within minutes.

Or this:

DHS said it is currently testing "100% of noncitizens" who are apprehended or detained "at some point in their immigration enforcement journey." That includes adults arriving alone whom the Biden administration says it’s expelling based on a public health law. DHS said that adults are tested when they enter the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Or this:

The Biden administration is also   expelling families , but   many have still been let in . The administration   says   that’s happened when Mexico doesn’t have the capacity to accept them. Families are mostly tested through state, local, tribal and territorial partners and NGOs "immediately after release" from immigration custody and before they head elsewhere in the country, according to DHS. In some cases, DHS said contractors step in to do the testing.

DHS said unaccompanied children are tested before they are transferred to HHS custody and again when they arrive at HHS   emergency influx sites   — temporary facilities set up to handle the overflow from state-licensed facilities.

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.8  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.7    4 months ago
at some point in their immigration enforcement journey."

As I said before...

What does this mean?

For the duration of their stay in the US, they are immigrants on a continued journey...because they will always be illegal...

Well, until leftists decide they need more votes and make them legal for that purpose only.

BTWF, there are reports of illegals being found in hotels in Texas with COVID, saying they had recently been released by DHS.  Why were they released into the community knowing they are COVID positive?

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.9  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.8    4 months ago

Ask Catholic Charities of The Rio Grande Valley.

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.10  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.9    4 months ago

 Why should I?

These illegals were dropped off there with DHS knowing they were COVID positive.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.11  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.10    4 months ago
These illegals were dropped off there with DHS knowing they were COVID positive.

Don't you believe your own link? 

The FIRST sentence reads:

Authorities  in South  Texas  said Tuesday they've learned that  illegal immigrants  who have possibly tested positive for COVID-19 were being released from federal custody to a Catholic charity, which booked hotel rooms for them without notifying local officials. 

That's our taxes at work right there bugsy. 

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.12  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.11    4 months ago
That's our taxes at work right there bugsy. 

Sure is..and that is probably one of the reasons why COVID rates are growing in many states. The feds are busing COVID positive illegals across the country and paying for hotel rooms....and leaving them there with no supervision.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.13  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.12    4 months ago

The Feds [with OUR tax dollars] are funding Catholic Charities bugsy. Blame Catholic Charities for any failure in supervision. 

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.14  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.13    4 months ago

I don't see where I did not blame them. Problem is the feds should not be giving money to Catholic charities to house illegals because these illegals should have been turned around and sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum "claims", just as Trump did.....and it worked.

I also notice that the leftists on here are not crying about the government giving money to a religious organization, probably because they are financing future democrats into the country.

I wonder what the outrage from leftists would be if the feds gave money to anti abortion religious charities.s/

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.15  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.14    4 months ago
I don't see where I did not blame them.

Read your 2.1.12 post. 

Problem is the feds should not be giving money to Catholic charities to house illegals because these illegals should have been turned around and sent back to Mexico to wait for their asylum "claims", just as Trump did.....and it worked.

Per statute, once an asylum seeker enters the US, they cannot be 'turned around' until after their case is adjudicated. Only the AG can decide, on a case by case basis, whether an asylum seeker from Mexico or Canada can be required to wait in their native country. 

 
 
 
bugsy
Professor Guide
2.1.16  bugsy  replied to  Dulay @2.1.15    4 months ago

I understand the statute.

 Biden discontinued the "stay in Mexico" policy Trump put into place where asylum seekers must stay in Mexico until their cases are heard. By that policy, the vast majority of those seeking "asylum" did just that and the numbers crossing illegally dropped.

Biden caused this massive increase in illegals by stopping that policy. Most everyone claiming asylum are doing so falsely. They have told border patrol and media that they want to take advantage of economic opportunities.

As soon as they said that, they should have been turned around.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.1.17  Dulay  replied to  bugsy @2.1.16    4 months ago
I understand the statute.  Biden discontinued the "stay in Mexico" policy Trump put into place where asylum seekers must stay in Mexico until their cases are heard. By that policy, the vast majority of those seeking "asylum" did just that and the numbers crossing illegally dropped.

IF you actually did understand the statute, you would NOT have posted:

the vast majority of those seeking "asylum" did just that and the numbers crossing illegally dropped

Crossing the border to seek asylum is NOT illegal.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.2  Dulay  replied to  charger 383 @2    4 months ago

The seed is about a couple forging documents and LYING about their vaccine status. 

Your post is a false equivalency. 

 
 
 
charger 383
Professor Quiet
2.2.1  charger 383  replied to  Dulay @2.2    4 months ago

They caught them and fined them which is more than US does

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.2.2  Dulay  replied to  charger 383 @2.2.1    4 months ago
They caught them

So all of the apprehensions cited by the CBP are lies? 

and fined them which is more than US does

They were fined for Covid violations, NOT 'irregular' entry. 

Has the US given a pass to anyone who forged vaccine documents and lied about it?

 
 
 
charger 383
Professor Quiet
2.2.3  charger 383  replied to  Dulay @2.2.2    4 months ago

They violated a border crossing requirement and got caught (and not released) and were fined a large amount,  much more than what US does under Biden 

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.2.4  Dulay  replied to  charger 383 @2.2.3    4 months ago
They violated a border crossing requirement and got caught (and not released) and were fined a large amount,  much more than what US does under Biden

The violated a TRAVEL restrictions, the quarantine requirements AND they LIED. 

 
 
 
Greg Jones
PhD Expert
2.2.5  Greg Jones  replied to  Dulay @2.2.4    4 months ago

Quit denying that hundreds of unvaccinated migrants are essentially let loose at the southern border daily.

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
Professor Guide
2.2.6  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  Dulay @2.2.4    4 months ago

Hopefully they are now also permanently banned from ever entering Canada again.

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
Professor Guide
2.2.7  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  Dulay @2.2    4 months ago

It is also off topic, something he has flagged others for.

 
 
 
Dulay
Professor Principal
2.2.8  Dulay  replied to  Greg Jones @2.2.5    4 months ago

Quit trying to hold me accountable for the statements of others. 

 
 
 
Paula Bartholomew
Professor Guide
2.3  Paula Bartholomew  replied to  charger 383 @2    4 months ago

That has what to do with Taco's seed?

 
 
 
charger 383
Professor Quiet
2.3.1  charger 383  replied to  Paula Bartholomew @2.3    4 months ago

It shows an example of a government that is serious about violation of it's border rules

 
 
 
evilgenius
Professor Guide
3  evilgenius    4 months ago

I'm sure we'll see a lot more of these before we're done. I was reading something yesterday about smart phone apps that some people might use as vax proof. Unless there was one particular standard I'm skeptical of any app.

 
 
 
Tacos!
Professor Expert
3.1  seeder  Tacos!  replied to  evilgenius @3    4 months ago
Unless there was one particular standard I'm skeptical of any app.

That’s precisely why people were freaking out whenever talk arose of the government coordinating some kind of vaccine proof system. They know that an actual set of standards would make the system work and then these jackasses wouldn’t be able to fake it.

 
 
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