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B.C. family plans 2,500 km trip in attempt to renew NEXUS card amid delays
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B.C. family plans 2,500 km trip in attempt to renew NEXUS card amid delays

Applying to get into the fast lane across the Canada-United States border is coming to a grinding halt for many Canadians. The NEXUS pass program is currently experiencing major backlogs, with more than 341,688 applications currently in the queue.Vancouver resident Barbara Collins is so worried her daughter is going to lose her NEXUS card she has booked a trip for the two of them across the U.S. border to Warroad, Minn.Her daughter Aeon’s card was set to expire in 2020, but a two-year extension was given due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Since before the pandemic, Collins has been trying to schedule an interview for her daughter in order to complete the renewal. 2:36 ...