Canada Continues Ban On US Tourists

Canada continues to be closed for US Tourists. The Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced that till September 21st, the ban on Americans entering its northern neighbor is extended due to the rising number of positive Covid-19 cases in the United States. Since March 31st, the two countries along with Mexico agreed to stop all nonessential travel to help slow the spread of Covid-19.

The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, tweeted, “We’re taking this step to keep people in both our countries safe – because your health and safety is always our top priority.” 

80 percent of Canadians support the ban on US Travellers

80 percent of the Canadians polled by the British Broadcasting Crop support the ban and want their country to ban US Travellers until the end of the year. Also, some have taken matters into their own hands and have formed what Business Insider calls “Citizen Detectives”.  

Also, it is reported that Canadians are regularly reporting US visitors to their country to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and some are vandalizing cars with US license plates.

Also Read: WTTC Calls For Global Tourism Leadership From The UK


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