The Government of Canada welcomes the news that the U.S. is opening its land border to vaccinated Canadian travelers starting in November.
OTTAWA, October 13, 2021
This day, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Security and Emergency Preparedness, issued the next assertion on the re-opening of the U.S. land border for vaccinated Canadian travelers:
“The Government of Canada welcomes the news that the U.S. is opening its land border to vaccinated Canadian travelers starting in November. Our two governments have labored carefully since the starting keep of the pandemic to slack the spread of COVID-19, and nowadays’s announcement is one extra step in direction of returning to same outdated.
Canadians and Americans are inextricably linked by our geography and historical previous, and this pandemic has shown appropriate how necessary it is miles for us to stand collectively in cases of disaster. I have to thank Canadians and Americans who have followed public health recommendation for getting us to the keep in which we can re-originate our borders. We proceed to rigorously video show the development of COVID-19 and would possibly possibly well well must calm work with our companions within the U.S. to make certain the protection, safety and effectively-being of our respective countries.
Though life is slowly returning to same outdated, it is miles necessary to remember that the pandemic is ongoing, and we must proceed to capture precautions and observe public health recommendation while traveling outdoor the country, as effectively as right here at house, to be distinct we discontinuance the fight against COVID-19, rebuild our economic system, and return to life as it was once earlier than.
We announced earlier this month that starting October 30, Canadians will would possibly possibly well well must calm be fully vaccinated to maneuver interior Canada by airplane, and by VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer trains. We back all eligible Canadians who’re not but vaccinated to assemble vaccinated at their earliest availability.”
For up-to-date recordsdata on fade restrictions, requirements, and responsibilities, please talk over with Commute.gc.ca.
Director of Communications
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