VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Tourism operators across the country are calling on the federal government to provide more clarity on when the Canada-U.S. land border will reopen, warning many businesses are at risk of closing.
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) is launching a new campaign to get decision makers to “acknowledge the urgent need and to commit to a date to open the border,” as the summer quickly approaches.
Most non-essential travel across the land border has been restricted since March 2020, when measures were first brought in to slow the spread of COVID-19. The border restrictions have been extended on a monthly basis ever since.
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8 June 2021