U.S.-Canada Border Closure Extended Until Sept. 21
5 monthes ago - By Forbes
‘We will continue to do what's necessary to keep our communities safe,' Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said.
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Restrictions At Canadian-U.S. Border Extended To September At Earliest
5 monthes ago - By CBS
TORONTO - The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month.
Friday's statement by Canada's Public Safety Minister Bill Blair came a day after Mexico announced a similar measure for its border with the United States.
The land border restrictions aimed at controlling the coronavirus pandemic were first announced in March and have been renewed monthly.
Many Canadians fear a reopening. Canada has flattened the epidemic curve while the U.S. has more confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19 than any other country.
Essential cross-border workers like...
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Canada, U.S. continue border restrictions into September
5 monthes ago - By Politico
Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend current land border restrictions until Sept. 21, top border officials said Friday.
"We will continue to do what's necessary to keep our communities safe," Public Safety Minister Bill Blair tweeted of the countries' "reciprocal restrictions" designed to help fight the spread of Covid-19.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf also confirmed the decision on Twitter.
Why it matters: This is the fifth extension of the border measures that were first introduced in March as both countries grappled with surges in Covid-19 cases. While Canada has...
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