The BEST Episodes of Border Security: Canada's Front Line
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021
Follow the work of the men and women who protect Canada's borders.
#1 - Episode 6
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired May 25, 2016
In Michigan, the canine unit uncovers double trouble. Bloodstained baggage is found at Detroit Metro Airport. In New York, an air passenger is shaking in secondary. On the West Coast, officers suspect a Canadian citizen is hiding his California love. A package concealed in carbon paper doesn’t go unnoticed.
#2 - Episode 22
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 21, 2016
In Blaine, a Canadian is interviewed under oath after CBP discovers pictures of pot plants on his phone. Without the proper paperwork, it could be curtains for a Venezuelan conductor. In Buffalo, CBP officers inspect a big rig for hidden contraband. At the mail facility in Chicago, officers collect copious amounts of counterfeit goods. A couple is pulled in for a pat down after a canine team detects the scent of marijuana. An officer questions a Sudanese born American who has returned after three months in Africa.
#3 - Episode 26
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 19, 2013
A repairman needs to fix his documents; a short trip in a borrowed truck looks suspicious; a young woman's story turns from meat to matrimony; a slow cooker; a DUI may spoil a family vacation.
#4 - Episode 24
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 12, 2013
A tattoo artist brings his machines on vacation; homemade treats contain a deadly surprise; officers search a camera for banned images; a car has a mystery lock.
#5 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 18, 2012
A Korean bride-to-be tries to enter Canada as a tourist. The Marine Enforcement Team tackles a massive Japanese freighter with an illegal passenger.
#6 - Episode 17
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Oct 22, 2013
A last minute booking takes a farm worker down a rough road. Toy trucks arrive loaded with contraband. An outbound Canadian might carry dirty cash. Some medicine is best left at home. A big rig gets a whole-body scan.
#7 - Episode 2
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2016
A traveler claims he’s flown in for a wedding, but officers don’t believe his vows. In Detroit, an unconventional Canadian is fuming in secondary. Clearance for a package from China isn’t going swimmingly. In Washington, a family afternoon in the park ends in secondary.
#8 - Episode 18
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 24, 2016
In Port Huron, a strong odour leads to secondary for two Americans. An officer discovers gold at Chicago O’Hare Airport. Travellers follow the letter of the law when questioned in Blaine. An inflatable kiddie pool isn’t holding water. A mistake on an African student’s visa may get him expelled. A private jet is set for inspection.
#9 - Episode 2
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 5, 2014
An American jumps the gun when he goes on a day-trip; A baggage search takes a cheesy turn; Erratic behavior from an American traveler draws attention; A frequent visitor from Italy is pulled aside for inspection.
#10 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 25, 2012
An injured American may be too ill to enter Canada. Officers suspect an I.T. consultant is arriving for more than just a holiday. A surfer returns from Southeast Asia with a suspicious souvenir.
#11 - Episode 8
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 5, 2016
An inside smuggling job is suspected at JFK Airport. Food couriers could be carriers. In Detroit, a wrong turn separates some buds. At the Peace Arch in Washington, two German tourists have a lot on their plates. A baggage exam turns sour at Detroit Metro. Mail officers cut to the chase.
#12 - Episode 13
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 8, 2013
A currency dog sniffs out thousands in undeclared cash. An aspiring actor has trouble keeping track of the plot. Unusual body art may not be what it seems. An officer suspects a Canadian is bringing home some illicit souvenirs. Coffee cans contain a different kind of buzz. Officers arrest a wanted burglar.
#13 - Episode 17
Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 17, 2016
In New York City, a laptop belonging to a Caribbean traveller does not compute. A young Brit arrives at Detroit Metro Airport to visit an American cyber pal. At Buffalo Peace Bridge Crossing, a Canadian resident gets testy on his way to purchase motorcycle parts. A Chinese traveller is caught using his cellphone in secondary at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. At the Pacific Highway Border Crossing, a Mexico-bound Canadian has taken steps to avoid a messy situation.
#14 - Episode 11
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 1, 2013
An American traveller can’t remember his hazy past. Officers discover a visitor’s half-truths make up whole lies. An abandoned bag is found in a restricted area. Bad decisions may keep a rugby player off the pitch. An officer helps a traveller get his ducks in a row.
#15 - Episode 20
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 29, 2013
A jewelry box contains something valuable; a biking teen hits a roadblock; a Thai sailor may be land-locked over computer content; a vagabond musician must prove his worth.
#16 - Episode 5
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 19, 2014
Airport officers let the khat out of the bag; A repeat offender must prove he's learned his lesson; Messages on a traveler's phone raise suspicion.
#17 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 27, 2013
A street performer is caught in an escape act. A cheeky bus passenger answers questions about his mischievous past. Mail centre officers are pumped up over a suspicious water heater. Red flags are raised when an American driver scrambles to his trunk. A German traveller is questioned over his penchant for “Crystal”.
#18 - Episode 3
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 24, 2016
A tense traveler returns from a short trip to Colombia with an unusual amount of luggage. In Detroit, a pregnant passenger can’t deliver her due date. At JFK Airport, cargo officers are reading into the leaves. A package from India is stopped at the door. A Nexus holder’s good deed in Washington state gets him pulled in for questioning.
#19 - Episode 15
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 15, 2013
A young woman's Jamaican holiday ends in a cell. A father and son have loads of ammo, but where's the gun? The Vessel Search Unit finds a suspect sailor on a US tug.
#20 - Episode 9
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 1, 2012
The Inland Enforcement Team tracks down an alleged German sex offender. The detector dog proves that what smells in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas; and sniffs out trouble in an unclaimed suitcase from Dubai.
#21 - Episode 18
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 22, 2013
A visiting worker learns he got some bad advice. A fisherman's pot could get him in hot water. Suspicions about a convicted smuggler uncover a scam. A suitcase full of meat is not the main course in a traveller's smuggling buffet. Two hunters learn canned weapons aren't sporting.
#22 - Episode 21
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 14, 2016
At Detroit Metro Airport, a pregnant Chinese national has CBP asking questions. An airline security breach on the tarmac leads officers to a jet bound for Haiti. After splitting with her American husband, a Ukrainian traveller may have to split with her green card. A package containing suspected narcotics is sent to the Lab for testing. In Port Huron, a traveller’s criminal past could cause problems. A parolee gets pulled into secondary.
#23 - Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 5, 2014
An untruthful traveler is missing two bags; a favor may land an American in hot water; mail center officers uncover a narcotic scheme; a traveler's visa is revealing; a student learns a lesson; a producer's luggage could be showstopper.
#24 - Episode 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 27, 2013
A hostile traveller spits out her true intentions. A California farmer’s choice of crop may make him inadmissible. Red flags are raised when a visitor forgets his cell phone password. Airport officers are on the lookout for traveller with an outstanding warrant. A furry traveller is illuminating. Mail centre officers smell a rat.
#25 - Episode 14
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 8, 2013
An American's trip to Alaska may be heading south. Cheap books with high shipping costs raise suspicion. Officers suspect a convicted drug dealer is bringing his business north. A high-risk ship containing weapons is searched. A competitive skateboarder puts a spin on his luggage exam.