Canada-US border closure extended through Mar. 21 |

Canada-US border closure extended through Mar. 21

Updated: February 21, 2021 06:33 AM
Created: February 20, 2021 09:53 AM

OTTAWA (WHEC) — The border between Canada and the United States will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. 

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced Friday on Twitter that the closure will be extended to Mar. 21. That date would mark one full year of the border being closed to non-essential travel. 

Blair said the Canadian government will continue to make decisions based on the "best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe from COVID-19." 

Since last March, the Canada-U.S.border has been closed to non-essential travel due to restrictions set to address COVID-19 transmission. It's been extended monthly ever since.

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