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Trudeau Says Canada Ready for ‘Multiple Outcomes’ in U.S. Vote

Justin Trudeau leaves an Ottawa news conference on Oct. 9.

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 24, 2020 By Kait Bolongaro for Bloomberg – Justin Trudeau said the Canadian government is preparing for “multiple outcomes” in the U.S. election but that he hopes there will be no disruption after the vote. “I have always had confidence in Americans’ capacity to move forward in a successful way. They’ve been running elections successfully for a very long …

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Canada Won’t Reopen Its Border With The US Anytime Soon

Border crossing kiosks

PortandTerminal.com, October 18, 2020 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week suggested the border with Canada will remain closed for the foreseeable future WASHINGTON/OTTAWA – The US/Canadian border has been effectively closed now for more than seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure has been extended month-to-month — the latest closure extension is due to expire on Oct. 21. …

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“Stay The Hell Away From Us!” Polite Canadians Blast US Call To Reopen Border

US Canada border crossing.

PortandTerminal.com, October 6, 2020 Canadians were uncharacteristically impolite in response to calls to reopen US/Canadian border | “Low risk to US. High risks to us. Thanks, but no thanks” HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Senator Susan Collins was joined by her colleagues in Maine and New Hampshire Senator today calling for the White House to reevaluate its closure of the US/Canadian …

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American Caught Cheating Canada’s Strict Border Closure Fined $569,000

Canadian Border sign

PortandTerminal.com, August 30, 2020 Kentucky man facing fines of $569,000 for violating Canada’s Quarantine Act. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The US/Canadian border remains closed to all but essential traffic. Trucks moving cargo back and forth can still cross the border as can essential workers living in the US but working in Canada (eg nurses). Tourists though are not allowed into …

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Social distancing Canadians eye new sight at Niagara Falls: crowds of Americans

Two boats passing each other. Tourists. Blue rain coats. Red raincoats

REUTERS, JULY 22, 2020 NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (Reuters) – The tourist hotspot of Niagara Falls has gained a new photo-op for social distancing Canadian visitors on board ferries taking them into the mist of the falls: crowds of Americans. Although cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the United States, neighboring Canada has largely managed to contain the spread of …

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Canadians push back hard as U.S. Congress pressures them to reopen border

Justin Trudeau. Donald Trump. Seated.

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2020 OTTAWA – An overwhelming majority of Canadians do not want the shared US/Canada border reopened any time soon despite pleas this week from members of Congress. A recent poll done in Canada found that 81 per cent of Canadians say the Canada-U.S. border should remain closed as the death toll approaches 135,000 stateside. Members of US Congress ask for …

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COVID-19 Infections & Deaths: U.S. Border States vs Canadian Border Provinces

Bridge. Canadian flag. US flag.

PortandTerminal.com, May 13, 2020 OTTAWA – The shared US and Canadian border has been closed to all but essential traffic since mid-March of this year in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19. We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!— Donald J. …

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Canadians would be crazy to open up their border with the United States right now.

US Canadian border signs along highway. Truck driving underneath

PortandTerminal.com, April 17, 2020 The US border states have COVID-19 infection levels that are nearly 11 times greater vs Canada’s border provinces. That scares the hell out of Canadians and it should. OTTAWA – Canada and the United States agreed to close their border to non-essential traffic back in mid-March to limit the spread of COVID-19. At one point, President …

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