Source: Canada US
Link: Canada-U.S. Border to remain closed to non-essential travel until June 21, 2020
Canada has indicated that the Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel until June 21, 2020. “Non-essential” travel includes travel that is considered as tourism or recreational in nature.
The restrictions may be extended again. On March 21, the restrictions on essential travel across the border were implemented for a 30-day period in an effort to stem the transmission of COVID-19. The 30-day period was thereafter extended to May 21, 2020. The restriction may be extended again.
That being said, the Canada-U.S. border has remained open to trade in goods and services. The partial closure of the border does not affect essential travel, including truck and rail traffic carrying food, fuel, essential medicines, personal protective equipment, and other goods essential to supply chains.
Individuals who must travel for essential work (e.g., nurses) and for urgent reasons continue to be able to cross the border. Several categories of people are permitted to travel because they provide critical services, if they have no symptoms. These include people who:
Flights between Canada and the United States still continue, however there are fewer flights per day.
For more information about Canada’s import restrictions, please contact Cyndee Todgham Cherniak at 416-307-4168 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is more information posted on the LexSage website.