Partial closure of Canada US border extended to Oct. 21
Continued restriction to trade goods, essential workers and citizens returning home.
US-Canada border closure hurts Washington town
Point Roberts is landlocked from the rest of the US forcing 1,300 people to commute 40 kilometres through Canada.
Movement seeking status for asylum seekers in essential jobs say August will be pivotal
Trudeau said the federal government was working to recognize asylum seekers who were deployed to COVID-19 front lines
Federal Court declares Canada-US refugee pact unconstitutional
Elements of the law underpinning the Safe Third Country Agreement violate the guarantee of life, liberty and security.
Worsening US COVID crisis has some Canadians barring the border door
The red-alert status spreading across the continent’s lower half has more Canadians than ever ignoring America’s increasingly persistent knock.
Order restricting entry to Canada extended to July 31 as COVID-19 worries remain
Restrictions covering people seeking to enter Canada from countries other than the United States were set to expire at midnight June 30.
US agrees to Canada’s request to extend non-essential travel
The US has more than 1.5 million active cases of COVID-19, 42% of the world’s active caseload.
Increased border traffic likely as Canada, US economies reopen: Freeland
Discussions about when and how to begin easing those restrictions between Canada, the US and provinces are ongoing.
US pressures Mexico to reopen plants amid worker walkouts
Concern virus lockdowns are damaging the flow of parts and goods that feed businesses in the three nations of the North American free trade zone.
Canada-United States border to be closed for another 30 days
The border was originally closed on March 21 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
President suggests restrictions at Canada-US border could soon be eased
Current restrictions due to expire, US ban on foreign nationals arriving from a long list of European countries likely to remain in place.
3M makes deal with White House, Canada to get N95 masks
Trudeau calls out the US for incomplete or failed deliveries of COVID-19 countermeasures.
Canada, US working out details of cross-border non-essential travel ban
…such as border agents are to distinguish between essential and non-essential travellers.
Canada, US working on mutual deal to restrict non-essential travel
Exceptions could include mission-critical truck drivers, airline crew members and health-care workers.
Why Americans rate a separate category when it comes to border restriction
Level of integration between the two countries is keeping the border open.