Are you headed south to the United States this weekend?


Canada_Border_Services_AgencyPigeon River — Are you headed south to the United States this weekend? The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers to plan their border crossing to avoid delays during this upcoming Canada Day weekend.

In anticipation of higher traffic volumes and limits to the volume of traffic that can be processed at some ports of entry this weekend, travellers are advised to consider the potential for delays at the Pigeon River port of entry for the following dates and times:

Pigeon River port of entry: Peak traffic volumes are anticipated between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, June 29, when border wait times may exceed 30 minutes.

Peak traffic volume information and anticipated border wait times are based on historical data. The CBSA anticipates a 1.4 percent increase in traffic this weekend at the Pigeon River port of entry from previous years based on traffic volume trends to date in 2012. The forecasted traffic volumes may vary depending on numerous factors, including weather conditions.

Visit the CBSA Web site for more information on border wait times and for instructions on how to receive Twitter updates for border wait times at some ports of entry. You can also visit the Government of Canada Wireless Portal through your Web-enabled mobile device at  or

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