Feds ordering tents for the border in anticipation of more illegal migrants
The federal government's plan to deal with a new influx of asylum seekers is to install enough tents at the border to house up to 520 people at a time. The contract says the tents must have sleeping areas, space for reception, security space and distribution centre. They also must be insulated, ventilated and illuminated modular structures for three-season use. The Conservatives want Canada to apply the Safe Third Country Agreement to the entire border so that most asylum seekers would be turned away by RCMP officers.