Canada and the USA USA Travel restrictions seem to extend until June 21 - Canadian sources

OTTAWA: Canada and the United States It seems likely that the non-essential travel ban will be extended until June 21 amid the ongoing new pandemic, two Canadian government sources said on Wednesday.

Canada and the United States had agreed on April 18 to extend border until May 21 as cases of the disease continue to rise in both nations. Canada is now pressing for the measures to stay in place for another month.

It is too early to lift the restrictions, so we are working toward an extension, a Canadian source said, describing the talks as positive. A second source said the discussions had been collaborative.

The sources requested anonymity given the sensitivity of the situation. The newspaper first reported on Canada's request for a 30-word extension.

because he could not immediately be reached for comment on the report.

On Tuesday, Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada was "looking at stronger measures" to ensure the virus was not being spread by people crossing the long border with the United States , but gave no details.

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