About 80% of Canadians flying to the Caribbean, Europe and other international destinations will soon be subject to U.S. scrutiny, even though they never land on U.S. soil, the Montreal Gazette reports. Starting in December, international flights passing through U.S. airspace will be required to comply with Secure Flight, which matches passenger names against various federal watch lists. Secure Flight has never been debated in the Canadian Parliament, the paper reports, in contrast to Europe, where the issue is considered politically volatile.
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