Borderlines Podcast #106 – Customs Law, Border Seizures and Loss of NEXUS, with Samuel Hyman

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Samuel Hyman is a Vancouver lawyer with one of the more well known practices in Canadian customs law.

We dive into Canadian customs law for individuals, examining the procedures and rights that Canadians have at the border around the seizure of goods, the imposition of administrative monetary penalties and loss of NEXUS. We discuss the consequences of violating customs regulations and how to challenge CBSA decisions.

After, Sam shares his view on why eliminating the distinction between immigration and tax status could unlock significant revenue gains for the government.