Information on immigration regulations, procedures followed and documents issued at visa posts abroad to members of foreign crews who are travelling to Canada to join their ship while it is at a Canadian port of call [CAN18629.E]

Please refer to the document attached to Response to Information Request CAN18628.E of 1 December 1994, a letter to DIRB dated 16 November 1994 from Citizenship and Immigration Canada in response to your information request.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.