The U.S.-Canada border crossing will remain closed to non-essential  travel through mid-June.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the border will remain closed until June 21, according to WKBW. The ban on unessential travel, which had been put in place March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic, was set to expire tomorrow (May 21).  Essential crossings, including commerce, medical and work will continue.

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security includes essential travel as:

• U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents returning to the United States;
• Individuals traveling for medical purposes (e.g., to receive medical treatment in the
United States);
• Individuals traveling to attend educational institutions;

You can see the full list of essential travel exceptions here.


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