The two unions representing the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have voted to strike. The statement was issued on July 27, 2021. The Border Services Officers voted 90% in favour of going out on strike. The border officers are deemed as an essential service in Canada, however the strike action could cause delays in commercial traffic at inland ports of entry and at the border points. The strike action could cause delays in international parcel delivers and a disruption in the collection of duty and taxes imposed on goods entering Canada.
The strike is scheduled to begin on August 6 2021.
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