June 4, 2015 / 4:14 PM / 2 years ago

Canada to tighten borders, aims to disrupt jihadi financing

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa May 12, 2015.Chris Wattie

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada plans to tighten its border security by collecting fingerprints and other biometric data from more foreign travelers, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday.

He also said his Conservative federal government will commit additional resources to help the country's spy agency and tax collection agency interrupt "jihadist terrorism."

Reporting by Alastair Sharp

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