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  • George Lake
    Hi All: You might be interested in the attached received recently. Geo ... George Lake Chairman, Alberta Family Histories Society Calgary Canada email:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 19, 2004
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      Hi All:
      You might be interested in the attached received recently.
      Geo

      >Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 00:00:08 -0700
      >From: Kevan Rhead <krhead@...>
      >Subject: NB info
      >To: chairman@...
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      >Please note this information from the Toronto Sun which curiously does not
      >seem to be reported in Edmonton papers.
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      >Funny that our government will give out our present personal financial
      >information and not the 1911 census.
      >
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      >Yanks will see your tax data
      >Canada To Turn Over Citizen Tax Data To US
      >By Tom Godfrey
      >Toronto Sun, 9 January 2004
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      >U.S. border agents will soon have access to the immigration and tax
      >records of Canadian residents for use in nabbing terrorists before they
      >cross the American border. U.S. officials said an impending merger of
      >Canadian and U.S. immigration and customs databases will also help them
      >intercept illegal aliens, criminals and fugitives.
      >
      >Officials said the measure will give U.S. front-line agents the power to
      >check Canadian residents -- citizens, immigrants, refugees or visitors --
      >driving into the U.S. at land crossings.
      >
      >They said U.S. officers will have access to Revenue Canada files, which
      >contain tax information on Canadians, including their work records,
      >property owned and investments.
      >
      >That information may lead to unemployed people being refused entry into
      >the U.S., officers said.
      >
      >The merging of databases is one of 32 points in a smart border action plan
      >that has been in the works since 2002.
      >
      >See:
      >http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/01/08/307878.html
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      George Lake
      Chairman, Alberta Family Histories Society
      Calgary Canada

      email: chairman@...
      AFHS Website: www.afhs.ab.ca

      my website: www.glake.ca



      http://www.afhs.ab.ca
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