After 15 months of strict travel restrictions along its southern border, the Canadian government could be loosening its border restrictions in just two weeks, according to city officials.
A virtual meeting between Canadian border city mayors and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair on May 28 included discussions on easing COVID-19 cross-border policies once the current restrictions expire on June 21, Niagara Falls, Ontario Mayor Jim Diodati told USA TODAY.
“Hope is not a good strategy – we need a plan,” Diodati said.
The Canadian federal government has yet to confirm any firm plans for easing border restrictions with the U.S., and a spokesperson from the Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness declined to offer an interview. Blair’s meeting with border city mayors was first reported by Politico.
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