Okay, for all of us whom thought Canada would be a safe refuge - apparently not so easy anymore. Read the below article by Medea Benjamin is cofounder of the human rights group Global Exchange and the women's peace organization CODEPINK. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20071024.wcomment1024/BNStory/National/home?cid=al_gam_mostemail
Ms. Wright and I were told by the border guards that our names appeared on an FBI criminal database and we were therefore "inadmissible."
This FBI database, called the National Crime Information Center, was created to assist U.S. law enforcement agencies in finding fugitives, convicted sex offenders, missing persons, and members of terrorist organizations and violent gangs.
It is hard to believe Canada, the country that had welcomed Vietnam war resisters with open arms, is closing its doors to peacemakers protesting another unpopular war.