Tories study joint program with U.S. to track EI cheats, terrorism suspects

Posted by Ravi Gulati | Posted in News of Interest, Uncategorized | Posted on 12-03-2014

The collection and disclosure of entry and exit information “has the potential to strengthen programs in a number of different departments,” says the July, 2013, briefing note recently released to The Canadian Press.

The note, prepared for Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, claims the system could “generate long-term savings” by helping zero in on people receiving employment insurance or child family tax benefits while absent from Canada, contrary to program rules.

Tories study joint program with U.S. to track EI cheats, terrorism suspects – The Globe and Mail.