Coronavirus: Canada eases border restrictions for siblings, grandparents, permanent residents

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Canada eases border restrictions for siblings, grandparents, permanent residents” – below is their description.

Siblings, grandparents and adult children of Canadians and permanent residents are among those who will soon be exempt from COVID-19 border restrictions. The expansion of who can enter Canada came at a Friday afternoon announcement by Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Those who don’t directly qualify under the expanded family rules will be able to apply to enter for compassionate reasons. The specifics around how compassionate entry and the expanded family list will work are to be rolled out next week. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7374539/ottawa-coronavirus-border/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #cdnpoli #covid19 #coronavirus #GlobalNews

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