Canadian border will be closed to ‘non-essential’ traffic over coronavirus, Trump says


In a tweet Wednesday, he said the two countries agreed to suspend non-essential travel amid the growing coronavirus pandemic.

Trump said the closure won't "affect trade at all".

"We are continuing to work on the fine-tuning of the agreement between Canada and the U.S".

U.S. President Donald Trump and his coronavirus task force have advised Americans against any nonessential travel, citing guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

At his daily press conference, Mr. Trudeau said the two countries are still finalizing the details of an agreement that will leave the border open to essential goods and workers but will close to non-essential travellers, such as shoppers and tourists.

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The U.S. and Canadian economies are highly integrated and a strict ban on border crossing would cause major problems for the auto sector as well as the transportation of food and medicines.

"This is massive. We've never had an indefinite closure like this in the history of Confederation".

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Finally, the latest public opinion research data from Campaign Research, as provided exclusively to the Star, suggest that Canadians "are more anxious about the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic than they are over the health effects of the virus", although as pollster Richard Ciano noted, "the poll was conducted before Ottawa's massive bailout measures", which were unveiled on Wednesday.

"We are deeply concerned about these pre-existing barriers to health care for uninsured individuals in Canada, and the potential public health implications in the context of a pandemic", the letter states.

Freeland emphasized truck drivers are critical as they supply grocery stores and medical goods in both directions. "That kind of interpersonal business will be extremely limited", Falconer said.

The United States and Canada are now closing their border in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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City Hall rink is closed as Torontonians adjust to the new normal as businesses close, or ask their employees to work from home and avoid large groups, on Monday March 16, 2020.

Trudeau said Canada is finalizing details with American officials to implement the plan. This after Global Affairs Canada also announced a loan of up to $5,000 to help get Canadians home.