Canada-U.S. Border

Mixed vaccines will be allowed for Canadians traveling by land or ferry to U.S.

Oct 15, 2021 | 5:17pm

Those with mixed doses of vaccines will be able to enter the United States on Nov. 8. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says while it’s not recommended for Americans, they recognize it’s an increasingly common practice in other countries — such as Canada — and will be accepted for residents of those foreign countries. […]

WHL changes regular season schedule due to Canada-U.S. border issues

Sep 8, 2021 | 4:44pm

The Western Hockey League (WHL) has had to make changes to their October schedule for their B.C. and U.S. Divisions due to the ongoing issues at the Canada U.S. border. Teams in the U.S. will only play other U.S. based teams, while teams in B.C. will only play B.C. Division teams for the first month […]

Fully vaccinated U.S. travellers welcome back to Canada

Aug 9, 2021 | 5:01am

Canada is welcoming back U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are fully vaccinated today for non-essential travel for the first time in 17 months. While Canada has lifted restrictions on U.S. travellers, the U.S. has not yet lifted restrictions on Canadian travellers looking to head south of the 49th parallel. Eligible U.S. visitors must be […]

Canada Border Service Agency workers could hit picket lines within two weeks

Jul 27, 2021 | 4:37pm

Just as the Canada-U.S. border will start to re-open to fully vaccinated U.S. tourists in a matter of weeks, Canada Border Service Agency employees could be taking job action as soon as August 6. The Public Service Alliance of Canada and its Customs Immigration Union that represents close to 9,000 workers say they have received […]

Angus Reid poll suggests Canada-U.S. border should remain closed indefinitely

Apr 15, 2021 | 11:10am

Justin Trudeau says the Canada, U.S border will not be opening to non-essential traffic anytime soon. While Americans are not happy about this, it appears most in Canada think that’s the best course of action. A new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians largely unwilling to re-open the border in the short […]

Saskatchewan Trucking Association calling for voluntary, not mandatory, COVID-19 testing

Feb 27, 2021 | 6:34am

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association is calling for voluntary COVID-19 testing at the Canada-U.S. border instead of mandatory tests. Executive Director Susan Ewart says mandatory tests would create shipping delays at the border. “We’re not supporting not-testing, but we want to look at voluntary testing away from the borders at different locations so as to alleviate […]

Canada-U.S. border to stay closed for another month

Apr 17, 2020 | 11:25am

Canada and the United States agreed Friday to extend the closure of the border for another 30 days. Travel restrictions across the Canada-U.S. border came into effect on March 21st. The restrictions exempted the flow of trade and commerce, as well as essential health-care workers who live and work on opposite sides of the border. […]

UPDATE: Canada-U.S. border closing to limit COVID-19 spread

Mar 18, 2020 | 5:38am

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is confirming that the Canada-U.S. border will be closed “by mutual consent” to non-essential traffic. Trump, who disclosed the news on Twitter, says trade will not be affected and more details will be forthcoming. Sources in Ottawa say both sides have been in talks to limit travel in both directions […]