United States border with Canada will remain closed for another month

Oct 19 2020, 10:16 am

The border closure between the United States and Canada has been extended for another month, according to Canada’s Public Safety Minister and MP Bill Blair.

The extension will be in place until November 21.

“We are extending non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until November 21st, 2020,” Blair tweeted. “Our decisions will continue to be based on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe.”

In March, all non-essential travel was closed along the border. However, trucking and trade were not affected, as maintaining commerce between the two countries was deemed essential for Canada’s economic recovery.

As of the time of writing, the White House and President Trump have made no comment or publicized statement regarding the border closure extension

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