US-Canada border travel restrictions extended through May 21, 2021
“I have family in St. Clair Shores. I can’t get in my car and cross by myself to go see my family,” St. Louis said. “But I can get on a plane through Toronto with thousands of people on a crowded flight to fly to Detroit. Like, does that make any sense?”
US-Canada border travel restrictions extended through April 21, 2021
The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, 2020 while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)DETROIT – Travel restrictions across the U.S.-Canada border will remain in place at least through April 21, 2021, officials announced Thursday. The same rules will still apply: Essential travel, including certain workers and transportation of goods, is still allowed to cross the border between the neighboring countries. Nonessential travel is prohibited across the U.S.-Canada border. AdRead more: Canada: US border measures to last until COVID is under controlFor the latest on cross-border programs and services, travelers can call the Canada Border Services Agency’s Border Information Service at 1-800-461-9999.
US-Canada border travel restrictions extended to March 21, 2021
DETROIT – The travel restrictions across the U.S.-Canada border will remain in place through March 21, 2021, at least. Canada announced last week discretionary, or non-essential, travel between the U.S. and Canada will remain in place another month. Discretionary (non-essential) travel restrictions between 🇺🇸 and 🇨🇦 have been extended to March 21, 2021. ➡️ https://t.co/ZcMretXLjh pic.twitter.com/1Rw3wuY1hs — Canada Border Services Agency (@CanBorder) February 20, 2021The same rules will still apply: Essential travel, including certain workers and transportation of goods, is still allowed to cross the border between the neighboring countries. Nonessential travel is prohibited across the U.S.-Canada border.
Report: Canada extends US border closure until Dec. 21
The current extension of the border crossing restrictions was set to expire Nov. 21, 2020. Canada - United States border closure extended again, this time until December 21st, CBC News has learned. Foreign nationals who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter Canada, regardless of their reason for travel. As of March 31, 2020, anyone arriving in Canada in any mode (air, land, marine or rail) must provide their contact information to a border services officer when seeking entry. For the latest on cross-border programs and services, travelers can call the CBSA’s Border Information Service at 1-800-461-9999.
Canada extends US border closure until Nov. 21
DETROIT – The U.S.-Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel for another month. That has been extended until at least Nov. 21, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair announced Monday. UPDATE Nov. 19, 2020: Report: Canada extends US border closure until Dec. 21We are extending non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until November 21st, 2020. “We keep extending the border closures because the United States is not in a place where we would feel comfortable reopening those borders,” he said. Quick facts about the US-Canada border restrictions:Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Registered Indians under the Indian Act continue to enter Canada by right, and are subject to COVID-19 entry screening measures.
Canada to keep border with U.S. closed until Oct. 21
DETROIT – The U.S.-Canada border will remain closed to non-essential travel for another month, CBC News reports. Update Oct. 19, 2020: Canada extends U.S. border restrictions to Nov. 21The current extension of the border crossing restrictions is set to expire Sept. 21, 2020. That will be extended until at least Oct. 21, according to the report. Quick facts about the US-Canada border restrictions:Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Registered Indians under the Indian Act continue to enter Canada by right, and are subject to COVID-19 entry screening measures. For the latest on cross-border programs and services, travelers can call the CBSA’s Border Information Service at 1-800-461-9999.
Report: Canada, US extend border restrictions to Aug. 21
TORONTO, ONT The U.S. and Canada are extending their agreement to keep their shared border closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, according to a report from CTV News. The restrictions were announced on March 18 and were extended in April, May and June. The U.S. has more confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19 than any country in the world while Canada has flattened the epidemic curve. Essential cross-border workers like healthcare professionals, airline crews and truck drivers are still permitted to cross. Truck drivers are critical as they move food and medical goods in both directions.
Survey: Majority of Canadians not ready to welcome non-essential Americans across the border amid COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT Canadian and U.S. officials have agreed to keep the border closed to non-essential travel at least through July 21, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The border was initially closed on March 21 for 30 days. That closure was extended for an additional 30 days on April 20 and another 30 days on May 19. The survey indicated that this response is based on the United States response, or lack of response, to COVID-19. On the John Hopkins map, the United States leads the world in coronavirus case stoday.
Recently married couple separated for 30 more days due to extension of US-Canadian border closure
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. A recently married couple found out they will be separated for at least another month as the extension of the United States-Canada border closure keeps the husband in Sterling Heights and the wife in Windsor. Mike has since returned to Sterling Heights, and the couple has no idea when theyll be able to see each other again. Hes in Sterling Heights and shes in Windsor. Theyre separated by only 30 miles, but the international border keeps them apart due to the pandemic. Hours before Local 4 spoke with the couple, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the closure would be extended until late July.
How extension of US-Canada border shutdown will affect Michigan economy, families
On Tuesday, Canadian and U.S. officials said the border will remain closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. That will have a major affect on people with family on opposite sides of the border, as well as the economy. There is considerable traffic going across the border because commerce, auto parts and vehicles are allowed to cross. Its another hit for an already troubled Michigan tourism industry. But Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed with President Donald Trumps administration that to keep everyone safer, border travel should still be shut down.
Canada, US extend border restrictions to July 21
DETROIT The United States and Canada have agreed to extend the border closure another 30 days, putting it in place until July 21, according to multiple reports. Non-essential travel between the United States and Canada has been banned since March amid the coronavirus pandemic. The border crossing ban began March 21 and was extended another 30 days in April. The border was set to remain closed to non-essential travel through at least June 21, and now that is extended until July 21. MORE: Canada, US border closure: Heres what to know