Canada-US Border Closure Was Just Extended Again & It's Been Almost A Year

Non-essential travel will stay prohibited until at least April 2021. 🇨🇦🇺🇸
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Non-Essential Travel Restrictions Between Canada & The US Have Been Extended Again

Almost a year after coming into place, the non-essential travel restrictions between Canada and the U.S. have been extended once again.

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair, confirmed the news via Twitter on Thursday.

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“Non-essential travel restrictions with [Canada and] the United States have been extended until April 21st, 2021,” he wrote. 

“We will continue to base our decisions on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe from COVID-19,” he added.

The border closure has now been extended twelve times in total and the latest extension marks a whole year of non-essential travel restrictions between the two countries.

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