Once again, the Canada-U.S. border closure has been extended, and this latest update will bring us to the one-year anniversary of the travel ban.
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair shared on Twitter that restriction will stay in place for at least another month.
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"We will continue to base our decisions on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe," Blair said.
With the extension, non-essential travel between Canada and the U.S. is banned until March 21.
That will bring us to the one-year anniversary of the closure.
It was first announced by Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump on March 18, 2020, and the restriction came into effect a few days later on March 21, 2020.
Since then, Canada has introduced more rules including proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken with 72 hours of travel as well as a test taken upon arrival.