As tensions between the United States and Canada continue to escalate, the long border between the two countires will inevitably be the site where anxieties play out.
While the Trudeau government and Trump administration agreed on a new trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the once-friendly neighbours seem to have embarked on fundamentally different paths.
TL;DR These 14 border crossing points have the worst ratings on Google Maps. For each border station, we've compiled the worst public reviews.
As the U.S. regresses toward authoritarianism, Canada continues to adopt transformative progressive policy. The legalization of recreational marijuana last week, for example, was a huge step forward.
But while legalization was met with great revelry in Canada, it also presents the potential for serious issues at the U.S.-Canada border. American border officials have vowed to issue lifetime entry bans to any Canadian who admits to consuming cannabis.
Canadians will need to be cautious when they attempt to enter the U.S. by land.
Because the intensity of border interviews varies according to station and officer, individuals must take a calculated risk each time they attempt to cross the border.
To help you navigate your voyage, we've compiled a list of the worst border crossings for Canadians according to Google reviews.
These fourteen crossing points have the worst ratings on Google Maps, where the public can post commentary about their experiences for public assessment.
For each location, we've listed the most harrowing reviews, which include terrible stories, negative interactions, and some helpful advice.
American border officials are only going to become more probing in their questions and invasive in their searches. Be prepared!
14. Niagara, New York
13. Champlain, New York
12. Buffalo, New York
11. International Falls, Minnesota
10. Pembina, North Dakota
9. Eureka, Montana
8. Oroville, Washington
7. Piegan, Montana
6. Sumas, Washington
5. Milltown, Maine
4. Beecher Falls, Vermont
3. Detroit, Michigan
2. Sweet Grass, Montana
1. Highgate Springs, Vermont