Canada Extends Border Closures Internationally and With the United States Until May 21

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says Canada’s international and U.S. border restrictions will be in place for another month, at least.

In a statement released Tuesday, Public Safety Minister Blair said that Canadian and U.S. officials have agreed to keep the border between the two countries closed to non-essential travel, as well as the existing restrictions on non-U.S. international travel into Canada will be extended until May 21.

Testing and quarantine requirements for people entering Canada by air, have also been extended until May 21, including the minimum length of stay in quarantine hotels.

On the same day, the U.S. State Department on Tuesday upgraded Canada to “do not travel” status amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country. According to the ministry’s website, “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Canada due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country,”.

The CDC states on its website: “Because of the current situation in Canada even fully vaccinated travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading COVID-19 variants and should avoid all travel to Canada,”.

According to the Associated Press news agency, 80% of the countries in the world are currently on the US ‘not traveling’ list. “Because of the current situation in  Canada even fully vaccinated travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading COVID-19 variants and should avoid all travel to Canada,”

This content is also available in: Tiếng Việt

#seesomething, saysomething

Culture Magazin magazine always wants to listen and receive contributions from readers.
In case you submit articles about your ideas, interesting social events or hot news that you would like to share with us, email us at or inbox us at the FB page –
Try our test reporter once. Quality articles will be selected and posted on Culturemagazin’s website and official social networking sites!
#seesomething, saysomething


Bài Liên Quan

Government of Canada Reveals New Immigration Priorities

Immigration will remain the centerpiece of Canada's economy and society. This was emphasized by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

PM Trudeau Says He’ll Make Sure Canada’s Views Are Heard on Keystone XL

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he will continue to press Canada's case for the Keystone XL pipeline project with the incoming...

Canada to Receive 1.9M COVID-19 Vaccines This Week, including First Johnson & Johnson Doses

The federal government says it expects Canada to receive around 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week, including its very first...

USDA’s Recommendation: Do not wash raw poultry.

According to a new study from the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS), even when...

Ontario Extends State of Emergency to July 15, Parts of Windsor-Essex Region Moves To Stage 2

On Wednesday morning, Premier Doug Ford announced that the motion to extend the state of emergency has passed the legislature at Queen’s...

Canada’s Medicago Begins Late-Stage Study of COVID-19 Vaccine with GlaxoSmithKline

Canadian drug developer Medicago said on Tuesday it had started a late-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine combined with a booster...

Mississauga Miracle – The Story of the 1979 Train Derailment

Do you remember the 1979 train derailment? November 10th marks the 40th anniversary of the Mississauga Train Derailment, also known as...

This content is also available in: Tiếng Việt