Ottawa to unveil plans for easing travel restrictions in coming weeks: PM

Canada prepares to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers: Bloomberg

"We're not going to get ahead of ourselves", he added a moment later.

Meanwhile, border restrictions between Canada and the US are due to either expire or else be extended on June 21.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki did little to suggest otherwise Tuesday.

If we can do it for some, we can surely find a way to do it for all.

The current non-essential travel restrictions with the USA have been in place since March, 2020 and are set to expire on June 21.

Congressman Chris Jacobs (R - NY27) introduced legislation Tuesday, the Northern Border Reopening Transparency Act, that would require the Biden administration to provide transparency into efforts to reopen the border.

Much of that pressure has emanated from northern border states and community and business leaders located near the frontier, where small businesses and family livelihoods are utterly dependent on a regular flow of traffic between the two countries.

The Canada Border Services Agency would like to remind U.S travellers planning trips to Canada that travel restrictions are still in place. Travelers entering Canada would still be tested for the coronavirus and may be required to quarantine for a shorter period, according to the report. The Saskatchewan government said those visitors should be allowed to cross into Canada. "Tell us what the road map and the plan and the metrics are". "It would help facilitate a safe and gradual return to a more normal life".

The U.S. and Canadian chambers of commerce and other business groups said in a joint statement on Tuesday that the two governments should allow fully vaccinated travelers to cross the border starting June 22.

Signatories to the letter include the Canadian and USA chambers of commerce, the Retail Council of Canada, the National Retail Federation in the US, the Business Council of Canada, industry group the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

"There is a lack of urgency on the Canadian side for planning for the inevitable reopening of the border, which has been out of step with US officials and the Biden administration", president and CEO Beth Potter said in a statement.

"There is a lack of urgency on the Canadian side for planning for the inevitable reopening of the border, which has been out of step with US officials and the Biden administration", president and CEO Beth Potter said in a statement.

Trudeau has mentioned a 75% vaccination rate as a key threshold when asked about potentially reopening the border.

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