The Canada-U.S. border’s land crossings were closed in March of 2020 to nonessential travel in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and have remained closed ever since – but that may be changing soon.
Niagara Falls mayor Jim Diodati recently told POLITICO that Canada’s Minister of Public Safety Bill Blair met with Canadian border city mayors by videoconference and indicated that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government would start easing restrictions on June 22, provided the country’s vaccination campaign stays on its current trajectory.
CTV News confirmed on Wednesday that fully vaccinated Canadians who fly into the country will no longer be forced to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving and will no longer have to stay in a quarantine hotel. Fully vaccinated travellers will still have to take a COVID-19 test upon arriving in Canada and will have to isolate until that test result comes back negative.
When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Kevin Gibson of Wainfleet has faith that his community will prevail.
“We’re resilient people. We’re used to hardship.”
Her resume speaks for itself, but one thing is missing: an Olympic appearance.
That last accomplishment can be, and will be, checked off this year for Kristen Kit.
On June 10, Ontario’s independent Financial Accountability Office (FAO) released its spring 2021 ‘Economic and Budget Outlook’ report. The report provides an overview of the province’s current finances and an assessment of future economic outlook.
Responding to a court decision which overturned the Ford government’s changes to election advertising rules for third parties, the Ontario PC government has said it will impose the notwithstanding clause of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms to follow through with its plans.
Calgary-based TC Energy Corp announced this week that it is terminating the Keystone XL pipeline project. Gone is the promise of the daily export of 830,000 barrels of Canadian crude.
The Ontario economic recovery from COVID-19 has and will continue to be highly dependent upon cooperation and collaboration between business, government and our dependent communities.