CBSA Seizures

Preamble:

The Agency is responsible for providing integrated border services that support national security and public safety priorities and facilitate the free flow of persons and goods, including animals and plants that meet all requirements under the program legislation.
The CBSA investigates, detects, and apprehends violators of the Customs Act and the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act.

CBSA facilitates legitimate travel and trade entering Canada; we keep inadmissible goods and people from entering Canada and we remove inadmissible persons from Canada.

Annually, we process approximately 100 million travelers at 1,200 entry points throughout Canada as well as at 39 international locations.

CBSA Seizures for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

All Commodities Total Number of Seizures
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Total Seizures 8,430 9,233     17,663
Selected Commodities Units of Measure Quantity of Goods Seized
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Drugs  
Cannabis Products Grams 8,862 2,515     11,377
Hashish Grams 16,775 688,913     705,688
Marijuana Grams 201,335 207,293     408,628
Cocaine/Crack ∗ Grams 385,937 591,376     977,312
Heroin Grams 22,429 12,691     35,121
Fentanyl Grams 6,362 325     6,987
Other Opioids ∗∗ Grams 42,711 122,893     165,604
Dosage 10 50     60
Other Narcotics, Drugs and Chemicals Grams 2,465,649 1,777,911     4,243,559
ml 3,603,320 153,314     3,756,634
Dosage 263,001 139,712     402,713
Firearms ∗∗∗ Number 211 245     456
Prohibited Weapons Number 4,411 4,358     8,769
Child Pornography Number 81 54     135
Currency CAD $8,656,554 $9,801,755     $18,458,309
Suspected Proceeds of Crime CAD $620,445 $1,219,102     $1,839,546
Alcohol Litres 7,971 3,430     11,401
Number 6       6
Tobacco Cartons 3,281 3,486     6,766
Kg 20,167 83,053     103,220
Number   28,003     28,003
Jewellery Number 2,037 1,969     4,005

Source: ICES

Created by: PRU

Date: October 9, 2018

These statistics represent all seizures made by CBSA officers in all modes for the specified period, and are subject to change.

∗ Includes Coca Leaves, Coca Paste, Cocaine and Cocaine Crack

∗∗ Includes Opium, Methadone, Morphine and Morphine Base

∗∗∗ Includes Non-Restricted, Restricted and Prohibited Firearms

CBSA Seizures for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

All Commodities Total Number of Seizures
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Total Seizures 6,325 7,196 6,645 10,523 30,689
Selected Commodities Units of Measure Quantity of Goods Seized
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Drugs  
Marijuana Grams 119,328 67,996 154,022 156,284 497,630
Cocaine/Crack ∗ Grams 1,554,095 515,907 572,031 217,932 2,859,965
Hashish/Hashish Liquid Grams 232,707 8,854 5,037 702,466 949,063
Heroin Grams 33,902 72,637 31,797 51,621 189,956
Fentanyl Grams 2,060 4,931 4,506 3,108 14,605
Other Opioids ∗∗ Grams 34,329 115,022 142,161 29,752 321,297
Dosage 20 250   17 287
Other Narcotics, Drugs and Chemicals Grams 4,526,046 1,724,710 5,592,159 4,057,791 15,900,707
ml 4,314,650 55,316 577,177 39,825 4,986,968
Dosage 151,750 226,594 203,309 366,455 948,108
Firearms ∗∗∗ Number 202 255 196 98 751
Prohibited Weapons Number 1,942 2,700 2,052 3,791 10,485
Child Pornography Number 43 136 58 66 303
Currency CAD $6,959,842 $8,285,531 $9,360,112 $6,675,197 $31,280,682
Suspected Proceeds of Crime CAD $637,416 $631,317 $1,207,854 $354,827 $2,831,415
Alcohol Litres 4,656 4,334 5,222 2,091 16,303
Tobacco Cartons 7,636 3,655 328,608 3,199 343,098
Kg 11,449 51,190 8,134 19,307 90,081
Number 78,304 247 150 28 78,729
Jewellery Number 2,978 711 566 3,443 7,698

Source: ICES

Created by: PRU-KM

Date: May 17, 2018

These statistics represent all seizures made by CBSA officers in all modes for the specified period, and are subject to change.

∗ Includes Coca Leaves, Coca Paste, Cocaine and Cocaine Crack

∗∗ Includes Opium, Methadone, Morphine and Morphine Base

∗∗∗ Includes Non-Restricted, Restricted and Prohibited Firearms

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