Tag: Us-Canada border

Protesting Vehicles Break Through Police Roadblock at Border Connecting BC and Washington State, Block Access

SURREY, B.C.—A few vehicles forming a convoy broke through an RCMP roadblock at the Pacific Highway border crossing connecting B.C. to Washington state on Feb. 12, joining other protesters who were present on foot to block the border. RCMP had set up roadblocks on the morning of Feb. 12 to limit vehicle access to the…


Premiers, State Leaders Call for Open U.S.-Canada Border

REGINA—Two Canadian provincial premiers and the leaders of three U.S. states have called for the re-opening of the border between the two countries. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, his Alberta counterpart Jason Kenney, and the governors of North Dakota, Montana and Idaho have written the heads of their two countries to ask for the move. “We…


Canada Extends US Travel Restrictions Through July 21

WASHINGTON—Canada said Friday it will extend restrictions that bar non-essential travel at U.S. land borders until at least July 21. Reuters reported this week the United States is expected to issue a new extension of restrictions at the Canadian and Mexican borders that are set to expire June 21. The restrictions were first imposed in…


Canada Will Need 75% Vaccination Before U.S. Border Reopens, Trudeau Suggests

WASHINGTON—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suggesting that three-quarters of Canadians will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the Canada-U.S. border can be reopened. Trudeau acknowledges that discussions about the border are ongoing, but he’s tamping down any expectations that travel restrictions could be lifted soon. Discretionary travel between Canada and the United States has…


New CDC Guidance Makes It Clear: Time to Reopen Canada U.S. Border, Congressman Says

WASHINGTON—A U.S. lawmaker who has made a political crusade out of getting the border with Canada reopened is once again pressing his case with President Joe Biden. New York Rep. Brian Higgins has written to Biden again, this time to argue that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is proving his point. Yesterday, the CDC…