Lawmakers and business people in the United States and Canada have called for borders to be reopened to non-essential activities, a measure that has been in place since March 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19.
According to a report by Washington PostAnd the Several figures added to the pressure at the beginning of this summer for fear of losing income for the holiday season for the second year in a row.
“An increasing number of legislators, residents and business groups on both sides of the border are losing patience,” the report said.
Beren Beatty, one of the leaders of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, denied there were reasons to keep the border closed.
“The fact that it is easier for vaccinated Canadians to travel to Paris than drive to Buffalo shows how illogical the current policy is,” he told Mail.
John Adams, a Florida man who owns real estate in Vancouver, has paid for ads on local television stations urging leaders of the two countries to reopen the borders.
The Biden administration has announced the formation of study groups that will be responsible for assessing the appropriate time to lift restrictions, which will be in place at least through July 21.