Canada, U.S. implementation of Safe Third Country agreement across border begins Saturday: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that Canada and the U.S. would implement the Safe Third Country Agreement across the entire shared border beginning after midnight Saturday. According to Trudeau starting then, police and border officers would return irregular border crossers to the nearest port of entry with the U.S. Trudeau also said the amount of time it took to announce the agreement was because of the complex processes to manage the border.