About the Canada Border Services Agency

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) ensures the security and prosperity of Canada by managing the access of people and goods to and from Canada.

We are a federal institution that is part of the Public Safety portfolio.

Our deputy heads

Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, President

Linda Lizotte-MacPherson was appointed on June 26th, 2015 as President of the CBSA, effective July 6th, 2015.

Nada Semaan, Executive Vice-President

Nada Semaan was appointed Executive Vice-President of the CBSA on May 20, 2014.

Our organization

Our organization is made up of six branches and one group reporting directly to the President.

  • Comptrollership
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Information, Science and Technology
  • Internal Audit and Program Evaluation (direct report)
  • Operations
  • Programs

Our regions

Our organization has seven regions across Canada.

  • Atlantic Region
  • Greater Toronto Area Region
  • Northern Ontario Region
  • Pacific Region
  • Prairie Region
  • Quebec Region
  • Southern Ontario Region
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