RCMP get message out in attempt to stem tide of asylum-seekers


Manitoba RCMP are not yet turning to a hard-line approach to dealing with the stream of those seeking refugee status in Canada crossing in this border town, but they’re ramping up their message in an attempt to stem the tide.

RCMP officials held court with a variety of media from both Canada and the U.S. on Friday in an attempt to get a message out they hope will curb the number of border-jumpers bypassing the port of entry and crossing illegally in an attempt to escape volatility in the United States.

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