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Some international travel restrictions easing July 5 for fully vaccinated people with proof

June 22, 2021

Fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will be able to enter Canada and not need to quarantine starting July 5, the federal government announced today.

Canada-U.S. border closure extended again, until July 21

June 19, 2021

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed for at least another month amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Bill Blair, the federal minister of public safety, announced Friday.

Blair took to Twitter to make the announcement, saying “in coordination with the U.S., we are extending restrictions on non-essential international travel and with the United States until July 21st, 2021.”

We may be underestimating just how much the shipping crisis will raise prices of consumer goods, a leading economist says

June 15, 2021

A shortage of workers, lack of shipping containers, and massive port traffic jams caused by growing demand for imported goods are all causing shipping costs to soar, Insider's Rachel Premack reported. According to the Drewry World Container Index, shipping containers cost nearly four times as much as they did this time last year. Ports face other problems, too.

Labelling Standard for Genetic Engineered Foods

June 14, 2021

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CBSA workers to hold strike votes next week, possibly jeopardizing border reopening

June 11, 2021

A union representing 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency personnel says Canada-U.S. border reopening plans are in jeopardy as their workers prepare for strike votes starting next week.