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Trudeau Says The Canada-US Border Will Open ‘Eventually’ But Not Right Now

He's urging Canadians and Americans to be patient.🇨🇦🇺🇸
 Canada-US Border Will Open ‘Eventually’ But We Must Be Patient For Now Trudeau Says

Almost a year after the Canada-U.S. border was closed to non-essential travel, Justin Trudeau has urged travellers to be “patient.”

Speaking during a press conference in Montreal on Monday, he acknowledged that both Americans and Canadians are “eager to be able to travel again.”

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However, he explained that residents of both sides of the border will have to “wait patiently until such time as the health situation allows us to loosen border restrictions internationally.”

“That'll be eventually, but not for today,” he added.

It comes ahead of the one-year anniversary of the border closure, which was first announced in March 2020. Since then, restrictions have been extended 11 times, with the latest currently set to end on March 21, 2021.

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The wait is over – Ontario's border restrictions with Manitoba and Quebec will be ending this Wednesday.

Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said in a statement that the announcement comes after, "the province's successful transition to Step One of Roadmap to Reopen, and with the approval of the Chief Medical Officer of Health."

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So Many People Are Actually Exempt From Ontario's New Border Restrictions

Anyone can still travel into Ontario from Quebec and Manitoba by bus, ferry or train.

On Monday, April 19, Premier Ford's new Ontario border restrictions went into effect.

This means that those travelling in and out of Ontario from Manitoba or Quebec will now be stopped by enforcement officials at various border checkpoints, in an effort to curb inter-provincial travel.

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Traffic Is Awful At The Ontario-Quebec Border Because Of New Police Checkpoints

Police are now stopping drivers 24/7 at Ontario's borders.

The provincial government's new Ontario border checkpoints are causing significant delays at the Ottawa-Gatineau crossing. 

The restriction on interprovincial travel went into effect on Monday, April 19 and drivers are already dealing with serious backup approaching the police-run checkpoints.

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The CBSA Is Hiring Bilingual Trainees Across Canada & You Could Get Paid $71K

They're looking for candidates who speak English and French. 🤑💰

If you can speak both French and English, this one could be for you! The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is hiring Bilingual Trainees across Canada right now and there are big bucks on offer.

According to the Government of Canada job listing, the selection process for a number of roles within the CBSA has recently opened.

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