September 06, 2002 Features & Images » Feature Story

Feature - Border Crossing 

Security woes on world’s longest undefended border

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Slower borders did not affect Whistler last winter. In fact, visitors from Washington state were up 37 per cent over the previous year.

The increase is being attributed to the low Canadian dollar, the excellent snow conditions, and the fact that people were choosing not to fly and to travel closer to home. People were willing to wait.

But for how long?

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