Canada is extending the closure of its border to non-essential travel until the end of September, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced Friday.
"Our government is extending the existing restrictions on international travel to Canada by one month – until September 30, 2020 – to limit the introduction and spread of Covid-19 in our communities," the minister announced on Twitter.
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"Canadian citizens and permanent residents returning to Canada will continue to be subject to strict quarantine measures," he added.
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The border has been closed to all non-essential travelers since mid-March.
Shipments of goods, however, continue.
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