U.S.-Canada border could reopen to fully vaccinated travellers July 21: Legault
19 June, 2021, 07:22
"First of all, in the initial phase, we're going to be working with the AriveCAN app in ways that people an image of their paper proof of vaccination or online proof of vaccination so that the border agents on their return to Canada can verify indeed that they are fully vaccinated", he said, adding this process will be in place in the coming weeks.
The federal government said Friday the restrictions on non-essential worldwide travel will be kept in place until July 21.
The restrictions, which came into effect in March 2020, exempt the flow of trade and commerce, as well as the movement of vital health-care workers such as nurses who live and work on opposite sides of the border.
On Friday morning, the measures got another one-month extension until July 21.
On Friday, it was made a decision to extend - until 21 July - the existing border restriction for non-essential travel between the United States and Canada imposed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The prime minister, who is in quarantine after a trip to the United Kingdom and Brussels to attend global summits, provided some detail about the government's plan to ease restrictions.
Now that vaccines are being administered widely in both the US and Canada, business groups are asking for a clear plan on how the border will reopen.
Trudeau didn't say if a paper passport would be available, but earlier this week, the Canadian Snowbird Association raised concerns with the prospect of a digital passport, saying up to 10 per cent of snowbirds travel without mobile devices.
Canada has contracts for more of the AstraZeneca vaccine and Anand said they would work with provinces and territories to determine their needs for additional doses, as well as look to make global donations.
The border between Canada and the U.S. has remained closed to all nonessential travel for over a year.
The province has sent mixed messages in recent days about whether people who have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine should get a second dose of the same vaccine or opt for one of the others.
Overall, Canada is now going to receive more than 50 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by the end of June and over 68 million doses by the end of July.
'Even though they are protected from hospitalization the people around them might not be, ' Trudeau said.
He said the pandemic is not over and his goal is to keep Canadians safe.
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Instead, the White House announced its own review of potential national security concerns over apps that are controlled by China . In addition, Trump issued a series of Executive Orders that attempted to block these apps from being listed in U.S. app stores.
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Upon arrival deputies located three individuals deceased from gunshot wounds, one adult male, one adult female and one child. The department says that the scene is not active and that the shooter was one of the deceased people in the store.
Those who test positive upon arrival must stay in the hotel or another government mandated facility for 14 days. Now, tickets issued by police for violations of the Quarantine Act will carry a maximum fine of $5,000.
Of these states, only Hawaii (52%) has a high vaccination rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Finance Minister Lawrence Wong, who co-leads the country's virus taskforce, said in a video posted on Facebook.
Beginning today, anyone that received their first dose of a vaccine before May 1 can now book their second dose. The expanded eligibility also includes anyone who received their first dose on or before April 7.
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