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More nuanced, test-focused approach needed to reopen Canada-U.S. border, say experts

By Neil Moss      

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has called for Canada and the United States to 'immediately craft a comprehensive framework for phased reopening of the border.'

A spokesperson for Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says decisions on reopening the Canada-U.S. border will be 'made by Canadians, for Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

With reports of another rolling, 30-day extension to the closure of the Canada-U.S. border to non-essential crossings, border experts say little progress is expected as long as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, while some say a more nuanced, phased approach should be taken in reopening the border.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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