Passport Agency Pleads for Cash

Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2007 12:00 am EDT

Projects to improve Canadian passport security are at risk unless the federal government increases Passport Canada's funding, according to an internal report obtained by Canadian Press. The agency ran a $3-million deficit last year, as costs have increased because of new border rules and security demands. The completion of some projects, like the e-Passport, has already been delayed.

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