Borderlines Podcast #70 – The Importance of Compassion, with David Langlands, a 37-year Officer at CBSA

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David Langlands is a recently retired 37-year officer of the Canada Border Services Agency. He worked at land, sea, air and even mail points of entry.

We discuss his career, interacting with refugee claimants and people fleeing dire circumstances, compassion, how he once found a zip-log bag labeled Antrhax in someone’s suitcase, whether all CBSA interactions with applicants should be recorded, and more.