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

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.”

In his statement, Blair added that “the government is planning measures for fully vaccinated Canadians, permanent residents, and others who are currently permitted to enter Canada.”

He said further details will come on June 21...

This was excerpted from the 18 June 2021 editon of Global News.