Business groups urge Canada to scrap PCR test requirement, as U.S. border nears reopening

Boards of trade, chambers of commerce and tourism organizations both in the United States and Canada are calling on the Canadian government to scrap requirements to produce a negative COVID-19 … Read More

U.S. and Canadian business groups call for review of PCR test travel requirement

Boards of trade, chambers of commerce and tourism organizations both in the United States and Canada are calling on the Canadian government to scrap requirements to produce a negative PCR … Read More

U.S. to reopen Canada, Mexico land border to vaccinated travellers in early November

The United States is set to reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico in early November to travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to U.S. officials. Senior … Read More

U.S. to reopen Canada land border to vaccinated travellers in November: congressman

The United States is set to reopen its land borders with Canada in early November to travellers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a U.S. congressman said late Tuesday. New … Read More

Canadian snowbirds concerned as U.S. land border closure drags on

As fall kicks off and winter approaches, Canadian snowbirds are busy planning their trips down south with greater interest this year. While the threat of COVID-19 in Canada and the … Read More

U.S. eases COVID-19 travel advisory for Canada — but no word on border reopening

The U.S. State Department has lowered the COVID-19 travel advisory for Canada to “Level 2 Exercise Increased Caution,” according to a statement on Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Read More

COVID-19 cases are rising in the United States. Will this impact Canada’s border reopening?

After months of declining numbers, COVID-19 infection rates in the United States have more than doubled in the past two weeks as the new transmissible Delta variant spreads and vaccination … Read More

‘It’s like buying candy’: Expert says it’s easy for Canadians to get vaccinated in U.S. Here’s how

A growing number of United States border towns are dolling out COVID-19 vaccines to Canadians who are desperately trying to get a shot amid a surging third wave. And it’s … Read More

Liberal MLAs call on B.C., Washington state to close Peace Arch Park amid increase in tents

The BC Liberals are calling on the B.C. government to work to shut down the only park in the country allowing camping for American and Canadian visitors amid the coronavirus … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadian entrepreneurs in Florida lament loss of snowbirds amid pandemic

Each spring, near a south Florida seaside strip known as the Broadwalk, the grateful retailers and restaurateurs of Hollywood Beach gather for a two-day celebration of all things Canada. “Canadafest” … 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

Majority of Canadians polled want U.S. border closed until end of 2020: Ipsos

More than eight in 10 Canadians surveyed in a new Ipsos poll said they want to keep the U.S.-Canada border closed till at least the end of 2020. Hesitation to … 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

Coronavirus: Freeland won’t say if U.S. wants border deal extended beyond June

Canada and the United States are both “very comfortable” with their mutual ban on non-essential cross-border travel, but Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland won’t say if the Americans want to … Read More

‘Really concerning’: Detroit mayor raises alarm as coronavirus cases surge in Michigan

A surge in coronavirus cases in Detroit has put Michigan on track to be one of the U.S. states hardest hit by the pandemic, the city’s mayor said on Thursday, … Read More

Coronavirus: Trump warns of ‘suicides by thousands’ if U.S. businesses don’t re-open soon

United States President Donald Trump said there would be “suicides by the thousands” if businesses were not re-opened soon, despite warnings from the World Health Organization that the country could … 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

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