Boat at border decontaminated

March 19, 2014

Oliver Daily News – March 19, 2014

On the evening of March 12th, a Canada Customs official notified the BC Conservation Officer service that they found what looked like zebra and/or quagga mussels on a large pleasure-craft boat being transported from the U.S., across the Osoyoos border into Canada.

Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) currently has no legislative authority to refuse entry, however, the commercial transporter was co-operative.

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