Canada-US Border Closure Extended Another Month

Henrietta Strickland
October 19, 2020

The United States' land borders between Canada and Mexico will remain closed to all non-essential travel until November 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said Monday.

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, made the announcement on Twitter Monday morning saying "We are extending non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until November 21st, 2020".

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"Right now, the situation in the United States continues to be of concern", Trudeau added.

This is the seventh extension of the border closure since restrictions were first put in place back in March.

The travel ban prohibits anyone from crossing the land border for leisure or recreation.

The federal government recently eased restrictions allowing extended family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents into the country.

In addition to that change, global students will be allowed into Canada starting Tuesday, Oct. 20.

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