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American ~ Canadian Border Remains Closed

American ~ Canadian Border Remains Closed

Need to flatten the Curve

TORONTO, OTTAWA, ONTARIO, St PAUL, MINNESOTA,  WASHINGTON, DC  April 18, 2020 (LSN)  Need  to flatten the Curve Dr. William, Ontario Medical Officer of Health stated.

Ontario  extend its state of emergency by another month to just before the May victoria Long Weekend 

Premier Doug Ford said the fight against COVID-19 is not over and it’s too soon to lift restrictions imposed during the pandemic.
“We are still facing a clear and present danger,” Ford said. “As long as COVID-19 continues to spread; as long as our seniors and those most vulnerable are at risk 

Travel restrictions across the Canada-U.S. border took effect on March 21. That agreement exempted the flow of trade and commerce, as well as vital health-care workers such as nurses who live and work on opposite sides of the border. 

Set to last 30 days, terms of the arrangement were due to expire on April 21.

The extension will see these restrictions remain in place for another 30 days.
Which puts it just after Canada Victoria Day Long Weekend on May 18th

Governor, Minnesota Tim Walz on Friday eased restrictions on recreational activities, taking first steps toward easing wider restrictions.


The new order reopens a wide range of locations, including golf courses, hiking trails, public docks, boat and vehicle repair shops, outdoor shooting ranges and bait shops. The order specifies that campgrounds and dispersed camping, outdoor recreational equipment retail stores, recreational equipment rental, charter boats, launches, and guided fishing remain closed.

Walz extended his state's "stay-at-home" order until May 4. When he extended the order, he cited the necessity of remaining vigilant.

“We cannot rest easy,” Walz said, speaking from the State Emergency Operations Center in St. Paul. “This thing can explode overnight if you don’t take the proper precautions.”



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