Union Engagement

Classification: Unclassified

Branch/Agency: HRB/CBSA

Proposed Response:


The Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) have an expectation that Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) Quarantine Officers will be onsite at airports across the country. To manage resources, Quarantine Officers is available through calling a Central Notification Service telephone line. While the CBSA has provided the CIU an explanation of PHAC capacity and capabilities, however, the CIU has insisted on the physical presence of PHAC Quarantine Officers present at the airports receiving international flights (Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver).

PHAC has advised that the following resources are available:


Prepared by: Julia Tokarew, a/Chief of Staff, Human Resources Branch, 613-948-3186

Approved by: Louise Youdale, Vice-President, Human Resources Branch, 613-948-3180

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