Canadians seeking COVID-19 vaccines in US should be essential travellers: congressman

Canadians who want a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States should be allowed to cross the border as essential travellers in order to get the shot, says a U.S. congressman. … Read More

Despite more testing, less travel needed to stem COVID-19 spread at land border: expert

As new coronavirus testing rules are implemented at more land border crossings in Canada, one expert says it will take more than that to stem the spread of COVID-19. “Less … Read More

Canada-U.S. border closure extended to Jan. 21 as coronavirus cases soar, CBSA says

The Canada-U. S. border will remain closed until Jan. 21 of next year in an effort to curb rising cases of the novel coronavirus, the Canada Border Services Agency said … Read More

Canada-U.S. border closure to extend into December as coronavirus cases rise: source

The Canada-U. S. border is set to remain closed well into December. A federal source speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment publicly confirmed … Read More

Several isolated Canada-U.S. border communities exempted from COVID-19 quarantine

The federal government has lifted the 14-day quarantine requirement upon entry to Canada for residents of several isolated border communities. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and Health Minister Patty Hajdu … Read More

U.S. senators call on Trump to ease coronavirus restrictions on Canadian border

A group of United States senators from Maine and New Hampshire are calling on President Donald Trump to ease travel restrictions on the Canadian border, despite a continued rise in … Read More

Canada, U.S., Mexico agree to extend non-essential travel ban to Sept. 21: U.S. official

By Lisa Lambert and Timothy Ahmann Reuters Posted August 14, 2020 10:26 am     Updated August 14, 2020 10:27 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font … Read More

Canada, U.S. agree to extend non-essential travel ban to Sept. 21

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border will be extended another 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It means the two countries will continue their … Read More

Canada, U.S., Mexico agree to extend non-essential travel ban to Sept. 21

WASHINGTON — The United States will extend to a ban on non-essential travel at land borders with Canada and Mexico for another 30 days as several states struggle to contain … Read More

U.S., Canadian authorities warn against annual ‘Float Down’ near Sarnia, Ont.

Authorities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are warning people not to participate in an annual tubing party this Sunday on the river that separates Sarnia, Ont., from Port … Read More

Model shows how many COVID-19 infected travellers could arrive at U.S. border in Ontario

As the United States continues to grapple with an influx of new cases of the novel coronavirus, many are questioning when the Canada-U.S. border could potentially reopen to non-essential travel. … Read More

Canada, U.S. extend border closure agreement until Aug. 21

WASHINGTON — The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential traffic until at least late August because of COVID-19. Acting U.S. Department of … Read More

Canada, U.S. likely to extend border closure into late August: sources

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are now widely expected to extend their mutual ban on non-essential cross-border travel as COVID-19 destroys President Donald Trump’s hopes for a quick … Read More

Canada pushes back on U.S. Congress members’ call to reopen border amid coronavirus

The federal government is softly pushing back against an effort from U.S. Congress members to reopen the border with Canada amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, saying any decision will be … Read More

Canadians living in U.S. hunker down as coronavirus cases surge

With COVID-19 cases surging in the United States, Canadians living in the country are hunkering down and find themselves thinking a bit more about home these days. Some people who … Read More

Asylum seekers continue crossing into Canada despite coronavirus border shutdown

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 24, 2020 11:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ New statistics show 21 people … Read More

Canada-U.S. border should stay shut but provincial ones shouldn’t harden: experts

Now is not the time to look at reopening the border with the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts say. But at the same time, provinces should not be … Read More

Truck drivers help bring puppies to new homes amid Canada-U.S. border closure

Roughly a week after a truck driver from Nova Scotia helped reunite a St. Thomas, Ont., woman with her dog, Kilt, more truck drivers have stepped up to help transport … Read More

Trump looking to put troops near Canadian border amid coronavirus fears

American government officials inside Donald Trump’s White House are actively discussing putting troops near the Canadian borders in light of the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell Global News.  Few people cross … Read More

Justin Trudeau unveils funding for families, small businesses amid coronavirus uncertainty

Trudeau said the government will spend up to $82 billion, including $27 billion in direct support for Canadian workers and businesses. “These are extraordinary times, our government is taking extraordinary … Read More

Coronavirus: Governments grapple with lockdowns, border closures as virus spreads

Governments grappled Wednesday with how to implement border closures, travel restrictions and lockdowns that have caused transportation chaos and imperiled economies, but which authorities say are needed to slow the … Read More

Trump shifts tone as U.S. struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak

He called on the country to come together. He warned of pain to come. And he deferred to the nation’s public health experts while at least momentarily putting aside petty … Read More