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Canada to keep U.S. border curbs until pandemic is much less serious

October 6, 2020

Canada will maintain restrictions on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak in both nations is much less serious, a senior government official said on Friday.

The comments by Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair suggest that the ban on non-essential travel could stay for months to come, given spiking cases of COVID-19.

October 2: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

October 6, 2020

Key Issue

  • The CBSA will be following all measures put in place by the Government of Canada while observing any additional provincial or municipal requirements.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, October 2, 2020

September 25: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

September 26, 2020

Key Issue

  • The CBSA and our federal partners are working with commercial stakeholders to ensure that commercial traffic is not impeded.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, September 25, 2020

September 2020 SME business outlook

September 26, 2020

Small business sentiment saw no forward progress in September as the headwinds to the recovery continue to be strong. CFIB’s Business Barometer® Index, which is based on a 12-month forward expectation for business performance, held steady at 59.2 and its equivalent measure based on a shorter three-month horizon stumbled slightly to a considerably weaker 39.7.

September 18: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

September 22, 2020

Key Issue

  • The federal government will extend the Canada-U.S. land border closure for another 30 days until October 21st 2020.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, September 18, 2020

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