Canada-US border

Estevan excited to welcome American neighbours back to the community

Jul 25, 2021 | 11:22am

After over 18 months of having the Canada-U.S. Border closed, the City of Estevan is excited to welcome Americans back into their community. The federal government announced that as of August 9th, fully-vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Canada for pleasure. Executive Director of the Estevan Chamber of Commerce Jackie Wall says the […]

Sask. gov’t feels it is time for Canada-U.S. border to reopen

Jun 9, 2021 | 7:11am

Talks about reopening the U.S. border for non essential travel are starting to heat up, with the Prime Minister indicating it may happen sooner than later as vaccination efforts continue across the country. Saskatchewan Tourism Minister Jeremy Harrison is in full favour of getting travellers going both ways again. He says it is very important […]

Canada- U.S. border closure extended 30 days as American COVID-19 cases rise: source

Nov 18, 2020 | 2:02pm

The Canada-U. S. border is set to remain closed well into December. A federal source speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment publicly confirmed the 30-day rollover of the closure that was set to expire on Friday. Visits such as vacations, day trips and cross-border shopping excursions have been […]

Canada-U.S. land border closure extended by 30 days

Apr 18, 2020 | 11:47am

Non-essential travel between Canada and the United States will continue for another 30 days. The border was originally closed on March 21 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the arrangement set to expire on Tuesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed the extension on Saturday during his daily briefing on COVID19. Earlier this week, U.S. president […]

Canada, U.S. begin turning away casual travellers at shared border

Mar 21, 2020 | 11:11am

Canada’s shared border with the United States is now closed to casual, non-essential travel in a bilateral effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in North America. A mutual ban on recreational and incidental travel in both directions, like vacations and cross-border shopping trips, went into effect across the country at midnight ET. Agents with […]