CPWA Ottawa Report
Closure of Canada-U.S. Border Extended
On May 20, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that non-essential travel between the Unites States and Canada will remain restricted until June 21. Officials from the two countries have been in discussions regarding terms and conditions for reopening the border. The Prime Minister has suggested that one of those conditions could be that 75% of Canadians must be vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The House of Commons is sitting through Wednesday, June 23, 2021. The Senate of Canada is also sitting through Wednesday, June 23, 2021.