Global News published this video item, entitled “No signs US-Canada border will reopen soon despite mounting political pressure” – below is their description.
The U.S.-Canada border has been closed for more than a year, with no clear plan or deadline for when COVID-19 travel restrictions will ease. On Thursday, the land border closure was extended another month until at least June 21.
Some officials say both countries should allow quarantine-free, cross-border travel for fully-vaccinated people, with one U.S. lawmaker pushing for both governments to provide a “vision” for how it can be reopened.
But as Jackson Proskow explains, neither government is showing signs of budging soon.
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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
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