The Globe And Mail reports:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he has spoken with U.S. President Joe Biden about how to lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries but made clear no breakthrough has been achieved.
U.S. and Canadian business leaders have voiced increasing concern about the ban on non-essential travel in light of COVID-19 that was first imposed in March 2020 and renewed on a monthly basis since then. The border measures do not affect trade flows.
The border restrictions have choked off tourism between the two countries. Canadian businesses, especially airlines and those that depend on tourism, have been lobbying the Liberal government to relax the restrictions.
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Trudeau says he discussed Canada-US border with Biden, but no deal reached https://t.co/YVaj6BQJXB pic.twitter.com/bYLadiO5bt
— Montreal Gazette (@mtlgazette) June 13, 2021
Prime Minister Trudeau discussed options to reopen the U.S.-Canada border with President Biden at end of G7 summit, but Trudeau says no deal reached. Look for more news on this later this week as deadline for changing or renewing current closure nears: https://t.co/QhN5cfMAuv
— Tom Banse (@TomBanse) June 13, 2021