Fined $1,300 For Canned Paté

A tribunal has upheld a $1,300 fine against an Alberta woman for a “very serious violation” of federal law, carrying four small cans of chicken paté in her luggage. Adjudicators have no power to waive Canada Border Services Agency penalties on humanitarian grounds, the tribunal said: “Officers must protect Canadians.”

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