Blair said the US border restrictions will continue until the end of July
Travel restrictions on the Canada-US border will last at least one month.
Public Security Minister Bill Blair said that the Canadian and US governments will extend restrictions on non-essential international travel until July 21.
He added in a tweet that the government will provide detailed information on Monday about plans to allow fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents to enter the country.
Between us and#COVID19When fighting, our first priority is to ensure the safety of Canadians. In coordination with the United States, we will extend the restrictions on non-essential international travel and the United States until July 21, 2021.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, border measures have been in place. As vaccination rates have climbed, businesses on both sides of the border — and more and more US lawmakers — are exerting pressure to relax restrictions in Canada.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that 75% of Canadians must be vaccinated before restrictions are lifted. In response to this situation, Trudeau added that the epidemic needs to be at a stage where it can handle minor emergencies without the risk of wider spread.