A Cantic Christmas: A Christmas tale about Citizenship and Immigration

Well over sixty years ago, a different sort of migration was going on on an icy Christmas Eve.
A traveler moved north, slowly towards the Canadian border station at Cantic, on the New York / Québec border. John Bédard worked nine years for Canada Immigration, left Canada for the US, became citizen, joined the US Customs Service for a distinguished twenty year stint.

He was one of the few US Customs officers qualified to work both customs and immigration issues. 


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