CBSA statement following the death of a Border Services Officer

Mississauga, Ontario – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued the following statement following the death of a CBSA Border Services Officer.


At approximately 8:00 p.m. on September 23, 2016, first responders were dispatched to Terminal 3 of the Toronto Pearson International Airport. A Border Services Officer was found deceased in the CBSA employee area.

As the CBSA grieves the loss of one of its officers, we are committed to supporting the officer’s family and colleagues during this difficult time. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family.

While the exact circumstances of the incident have yet to be determined, the Peel Regional Police Service continues to investigate. The CBSA will also conduct a thorough review.

Out of respect for the family, the CBSA is not disclosing further details at this time.

Canada Border Services Agency