The U.S.-Canada border has remained off-limits to non-essential travel since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. This 15-month closure of the border between the United States and Canada could soon come to an end, however, officials from both countries have yet to comment on anything publicly. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke earlier this week that the country’s climbing vaccination rate will allow for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions “in the coming days and months,” giving hope for the borders to open.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of State downgraded Canada on its travel advisory list, moving it from Level 4 of “Do Not Travel” to Level 3 “Reconsider Travel”. Homeland Security has also recently tweeted:
To fight #COVID19 spread and protect our citizens, the U.S. is continuing restrictions on non-essential travel at land borders through June 21, while allowing essential trade & travel. We're working closely with Canada & Mexico to safely ease restrictions as conditions improve.
— Homeland Security (@DHSgov) May 20, 2021
If the band is lifted, it could be as soon as June 22nd.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle