Canada Keeps US Border Closed for Another Month

Oct 23, 2020 Impacting Travel

Canada Keeps US Border Closed for Another Month

The border between Canada and the US will be closed for another 30 days.

In a move that was widely expected and has now become almost common, Public Security Minister Bill Blair posted a short note on Twitter Monday to say that the Liberal government is “extending non-essential travel restrictions. with the United States until November 21, 2020. “


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Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats.

“Our decisions will continue to be based on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe,” said Blair.

The border was closed for the first time in March and there are regular extensions almost every month. The last extension before yesterday was to expire on October 21.

The border is still open to air traffic. Ottawa has also granted exemptions in some cases, including funerals and for married couples and families to get together.