Justin Trudeau Suggests The Canada-US Border Won't Be Reopening Any Time Soon
It's unlikely you'll be able to cross for the holidays! 🇨🇦🇺🇸
If you were hoping to visit America for the holidays, you may have to change-up your plans.
Justin Trudeau has suggested thecould remain closed for a while longer yet, as he said it won’t reopen until COVID-19 is “significantly” more under control.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, per CityNews, the prime minister said that discretionary international travel into Canada is unlikely to be permitted until the pandemic improves on a global scale.
This includes the Canada-U.S. border, whichto all non-essential travel.
Until the virus is significantly more under control everywhere around the world, we’re not going to be releasing the restrictions at the border
It’s a message the PM has shared in the past, previously telling reporters that he wouldreopening the border until America’s case-count declined.
Trudeau has also previously said the COVID-19 situation in the United Statesto Canada.
While he’s voiced concerns multiple times in the past, it seems Trudeau and incumbent president Donald Trumpwhen it comes to restarting travel.
Regardless, Trudeau has also made it clear that decisions about Canada’s borders will be
The PM’s latest comments come just days after the country extended international travel restrictions
The Canada-US border is scheduled tountil at least December 21, 2020.