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Bringing food, plant and animal products back to Canada

Always declare the food, plant and animal products you bring back to Canada.



Maxime Sauriol, border services officer, dog handler and detector dog, Gonzo, on screen.

Maxime: Hi, my name is Maxime Sauriol. I'm a dog handler for CBSA. I'm with Gonzo, who’s trained on food, plants and animal detection.

Those articles are prohibited or restricted from entering Canada because of the risk they can pose to our ecosystems and the risk of introducing some diseases in Canada. It's important to always declare those articles when you come in the country.

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To have more information, you can visit the CBSA website here. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more travel tips.

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