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Postelection, should Ottawa be making a bigger fuss about Canada-U.S. border?

WASHINGTON — Experts are wondering if it's time for Canada to take a fresh approach to its relationship with the United States. Journalist and author Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, says there's more going on

After the election, should Ottawa be making a bigger fuss about Canada-U.S. border?

WASHINGTON — With the federal election in the books and the United States clearly in no hurry to reopen the Canada-U.S. border, experts say the federal Liberal government should think about rebooting the way it deals with the country's largest

White House plan to allow foreign visitors silent on easing Canada-U.S. restrictions

WASHINGTON — The White House overhauled some of its international travel restrictions Monday, but left in place a controversial ban on travel across the Canada-U.S. land border even as it announced that by early November, it would allow overseas air

Snowbird season: Canadian retirees hope for prompt COVID booster shots in U.S. south

WASHINGTON — Canadian snowbirds will be watching closely this week, suitcases at the ready and RVs full of fuel, to see if the United States finally eases the travel restrictions preventing them from driving south for the winter.  Some aren't waiting

Feds ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals

WASHINGTON — The federal government welcomed fully vaccinated foreign nationals back to Canadian soil Tuesday as frustrated families on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border urged Congress to find out why the White House isn't following their lead.  As ...

Canada, U.S. got smart about border 20 years ago, but not smart enough, say critics

WASHINGTON — The frontier between Canada and the United States used to be known as the world's longest "undefended" border — a misnomer that largely vanished in the chaos of Sept. 11, 2001. Other myths cropped up in its place, however:

Canadian Chamber of Commerce urges federal parties to talk critical minerals strategy

WASHINGTON — The relentless march of climate change, a burgeoning tech sector and the ongoing federal election campaign make now the perfect time to explore how to make Canada a world power in the production of critical minerals, the country's

U.S. warning about travel to Canada mainly for benefit of unvaccinated, CDC head says

WASHINGTON — The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the U.S. told Americans to "reconsider travel" to Canada mainly for the benefit of those not yet vaccinated against COVID-19.  Dr. Rochelle Walensky says State Department trav...

U.S. Centers for Disease Control urges Americans to ‘reconsider’ travel to Canada

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department is now urging Americans to "reconsider travel" to Canada due to what the Centers for Disease Control call "high" levels of COVID-19 infection.  The new Level 3 travel advisory, issued today, marks a quick end

United States extends border restrictions for Canada, Mexico to Sept. 21

OTTAWA — The United States extended its restrictions on non-essential travel at land and ferry border crossings yet again on Friday, the first such extension since Canada welcomed vaccinated Americans back into the country earlier in the month.  The U....