What have we learned from the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001?
Have tighter security measures at airports been successful?
Have travellers changed their habits?

A portrait of the new reality at Vancouver International Airport.


Air travel and border security changed forever a decade ago with the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001. For the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the CBC is exploring the long-term effects that are being felt by Canadians.

In Vancouver, we're going back to Vancouver International Airport, where 8,500 air passengers were stranded after their planes were diverted. We're speaking with B.C. residents who were in New York, New Yorkers who now live in B.C., and with Muslims who were targeted in the days and weeks following the attacks. We're also looking at the economic and political fallout after 9/11, as security spending was increased and border access became restricted.attacks. We're also looking at the economic and political reactions to 9/11, as security spending ramped up and border access became restricted.

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Through the lens

  • Stranded in Vancouver on Sept. 11

  • Sadness, fear grip B.C. in 2001

  • 15 big security changes since 9/11

Share your comments, reactions and personal stories

What do you think is the biggest change that Canadians are living with 10 years into the post- 9/11 world?

Do you think we're living with less trust, less privacy and more surveillance?

Has our relationship with other countries been altered, and are we closer to or more estranged from our biggest trading partner, the U.S.?

Or is the biggest change inside each of us: Are we now living with more love, more sadness — or more fear?


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Memories of 9/11

On the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, we want to hear your stories about where you were when it all happened, how it affected you and what your thoughts are today.

Let us know if you've got photos or video to share.

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