Canada enjoins non-essential U.S. tourists to stay at home
The longest border in the world shut down in March to all non-essential movement because of the Coronavirus; and for a continuous flow of uninterrupted 30days, the Canadian/US border will stay shut down until 21st August. The accord between the Canadian and U.S governments is evaluated every 30 days, and records propose that there will be closure extension a fourth time. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed the complexity of the situation in the United States concerning the Coronavirus.
He went on to assure the populace on the efforts of the government to ensure the safety of Canadians and to keep the economy liquid. The premier of Canada's largest region, Ontario Doug Ford is in total support of the shutdown. He stated his reason being that the number of cases confirmed daily in Florida is critical; 15,000 confirmed cases in one day. He went on to say the Canadian government is on top of their game by being careful and watchful.
Darren Reeder with the Tourism Industry Association of Alberta said that Canadians are concerned about Americans visiting the northern part of the border. He went on to say that the citizenry is edgy which is not to say that Canadians are not accommodating but everybody is just being cautious and of course there are misgivings of neighbors flocking into the country too quickly.
The government of the four regions in Atlantic Canada, just recently lifted the travel restrictions curtailment to let people from Labrador, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island move freely throughout the regions without a standing order to self-isolate for 14 days; however, there is the region is not in a hurry to begin welcoming travelers and international neighbors just yet due to upsurge in other areas.