Canada-US Border Restriction Extended to Sept. 21

The U.S. port of entry into Blaine, Wash., is seen in Surrey, B.C., on March 18, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

The U.S. port of entry into Blaine, Wash., is seen in Surrey, B.C., on March 18, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

OTTAWA—Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border will be extended another 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It means the two countries will continue their mutual ban on non-essential cross-border travel until at least Sept. 21.

In a tweet, Blair says officials will keep doing whats necessary to keep communities safe.

A formal announcement of the extension was expected to come later.

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