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Trudeau Government Begins Work on Reopening U.S.-Canada Border

  • Plan may include easing quarantine for vaccinated travelers
  • Canada vaccination rate continues to lag behind U.S.
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Canada Starts Mapping Out Plan to Reopen U.S. Border
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has begun preliminary internal discussions about reopening the border with the U.S., even as Canada remains well behind its neighbor in vaccinations.

Senior officials have begun to formally talk about options for how to proceed, three people familiar with the matter said, speaking on the condition they not be identified. One question under consideration is whether to employ a two-track system in which quarantine and testing requirements would be relaxed for vaccinated travelers.