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Canada cracks down on alcohol smuggling
Police trying to prevent illegal transport from French territory into Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2011 02:59

Police in Canada are cracking down on smugglers who are trying to evade taxes on alcohol.

From the nearby islands of St-Pierre-Miquelon, North America's only French territory, smugglers bring liquor illegally to a number of ports and beaches in nearby Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

John Terrett reports from Newfoundland.

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Al Jazeera
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