MARK HOLLAND Member of Parliament – Ajax-Pickering

September 23, 2010

Mr. Steve Pellerin-Fowlie 3rd National Vice-President Customs and Immigration Union 4-722 4A St. NE Calgary, AB T2E 3W2 Dear Mr. Pellerin-Fowlie: It was a pleasure to meet with you to discuss the issue of arming of border guards. We recognize that this issue is of vital importance to the members of the Customs and Immigration Union. We are writing to affirm the Liberal Party’s support for the Canada Border Service Agency’s Arming Initiative and will pursue it to its completion when in government. We look forward to working with you in the future. Please extend our best wishes to your members on the occasion of the National Board of Directors Meeting. Sincerely,

Mark Holland, M.P., Ajax-Pickering Liberal Critic for Public Safety and National Security

Senator Grant Mitchell Alberta

Ron Moran, National President, Customs and Immigration Union