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Horgan says province ready for border reopening

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 16 Jul, 2021 12:28 PM
  • Horgan says province ready for border reopening

British Columbia's premier says reopening the border to non-essential travellers from the United States in August would be a "massive undertaking" for the province but one it is ready for.

John Horgan told a news conference today that he is confident British Columbians will remain safe if the border reopens because of the levels of vaccination in the province.

He says the federal and provincial governments are following the advice of top health officials as they navigate the dates around reopening the borders.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the premiers Thursday that as long as vaccination rates hold, eligible U.S. travellers could be allowed back in about a month's time.

He also said the government hopes fully vaccinated travellers from around the world could come to Canada by early September.

Horgan says that the government would shift if the number of COVID-19 cases increases or there are further changes with the virus.

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