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Canada to Lift Covid Border and Travel Restrictions This Weekend

  • Visitors to the country no longer need proof of vaccination
  • Canada has seen more Covid deaths this year than last
Travelers arrive at Montreal’s international in April.
Travelers arrive at Montreal’s international in April.Photographer: Graham Hughes/Bloomberg
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government will let its mandatory vaccination, testing and quarantine requirements for international travelers expire at the end the month. 

The removal of border restrictions puts Canada alongside dozens of countries in entering a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic by ending measures meant to slow the spread of the virus.