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U.S. OFFICIALS WANT THE BORDER TO BE CLOSED FOR CANADIAN TOURISTS
07-22-2021

U.S. OFFICIALS WANT THE BORDER TO BE CLOSED FOR CANADIAN TOURISTS

U.S. government states that travelling is still risky and therefore extended it's travel restrictions for Canadians crossing the border by land and ferry. The existing measures will remain in effect until August 21 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. These restrictions does not apply to those travelling by air, cargo rail or sea between Canada and The United States of America. These measures are applicable for the passengers by rail, ferry and pleasure boat between the two countries. These specific modes of travel are only allowed for "essential travel." The U.S. listed "essential travellers" as following:

  • U.S. citizens and permanent residents returning home;
  • travelling for medical purposes;
  • attending educational institutions;
  • travelling to work;
  • travelling for emergency response;
  • engaging in lawful cross-border trade, such as truck drivers;
  • engaging in official government or diplomatic travel;
  • U.S. armed forces members and their spouses and children; and
  • travelling for military-related operations.

These restrictions took place to avoid the rising cases of Covid-19 and help in global recovery.

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