Blair ‘very confident’ federal vaccine passport coming by U.S. border reopening on Nov. 8

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says he’s ‘very confident’ that Canadians will have a national vaccine passport in place by the time the U.S. border reopens for non-essential travel on … Read More

‘Rules are the rules’: Freeland mum on removing PCR testing for Canada border

On the heels of news that the United States will reopen its border to Canadians for leisure travel, calls have grown for the Canadian government to scrap its COVID-19 testing … Read More

Canada-U.S. border news brings travel hope. Here’s how to do it safely

With the news that the Canada-U.S. border restrictions are set to lift come November, Canadians might find themselves loading up on gas and preparing to take advantage of the newfound … Read More

Don’t travel unless ‘absolutely necessary,’ Hajdu reminds Canada ahead of holiday season

As the weather starts to get colder and Canadians start eyeing sunny destinations to the south, Health Minister Patty Hajdu has a reminder: non-essential travel is still not advised. Hajdu … Read More

Canada set to welcome fully vaccinated U.S. travellers as border rules ease

The United States will remain on the sidelines for now as Canada gamely welcomes back fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents. As of midnight Sunday night, non-essential U.S. travellers … Read More

Kids at risk as Canada-U.S. border rules set to ease amid Delta surge: experts

Starting Monday, fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents who want to come to Canada for non-essential reasons can do so. But with the Delta variant surging in the U.S., … Read More

Sarnia, Ont. mayor expects U.S. border restrictions for Canada to last past Aug. 21

The mayor of Sarnia, Ont., which borders Port Huron, Mich., is anticipating that border restrictions announced by the United States government on Wednesday will extend beyond Aug. 21. Mayor Mike … Read More

Border rules start to ease for fully vaccinated Canadian travellers on Monday

After nearly 16 months of rigid travel restrictions, Canada is finally starting to loosen the rules — but only for a specific few. Effective Monday, fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent … Read More

Border battles: Vaccines ‘being thrown out’ in U.S. should go to Canadians, mayors say

Perfectly good U.S.-owned COVID-19 vaccine doses are regularly going into garbage bins just kilometers away from the Canadian border, according to local mayors and health care providers who are now … Read More

‘Like a knife in the heart’: Committed couples plead for relaxation on COVID-19 border restrictions

Jennifer North and Eric Schoneker aren’t married, but they’re in love. The couple became friends in high school in White Rock in 1978, but drifted apart until a friend’s memorial … Read More

Canada, U.S. business group urges cross-border teamwork on post-coronavirus response

WASHINGTON ⁠— Travel between Canada and the United States is still restricted but businesses, diplomats and communities that depend on cross-border traffic are urging the two countries to join forces … Read More

U.S.-Canada border closure extended another 30 days amid coronavirus

Canada and the United States have agreed to once again extend the closure of their shared border to non-essential travel for another 30 days amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, … Read More