Canada’s duty-free shops seek federal aid as pandemic travel rules crush business

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    The pandemic has forced many of Canada’s retailers to pivot their business to survive. But Canada’s 33 duty-free shops across the country, along its border with the United States, have faced very little options to adapt as strict pandemic travel rules effectively bring business to a halt.

    Products sold from duty-free stores typically have to leave the country, and cannot be sold locally, online, or even given away.

    As Mike Le Couteur reports, struggling store-owners are hoping for a plan from Ottawa to help them recover.

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