(Montreal) Justin Trudeau is expected to provide “details of the week to follow” on the reopening of the borders. The Prime Minister of Canada released the statement during a press conference at the Palace des Congress de Montreal on Thursday.
He declined to give further details, saying it would be discussed during his weekly telecommunications conference with the prime ministers of the provinces and territories this Thursday evening. However, he noted that those who are vaccinated may be carriers of the corona virus, and that variants – especially delta – complicate the situation.
“We must not endanger health and safety, especially the sacrifices and the gains we have all made,” he warned.
Quebec Prime Minister Franசois LeCald, who attended the press conference, pointed out that, according to him, it could be reopened, but on the condition that all Canadian and foreign travelers have the obligation to issue a passport, proof that they have received the vaccine against COVID-19 in two doses.
“What we propose is to go step by step,” he explained. What he wants is to “open borders with the United States in the coming weeks and see how it goes, and then open it to all countries in the world.”
The comments came the day after the media release of several Montreal tourists, who accused the federal government of delaying too much time in restructuring the country. Philip Rainville, President and CEO of Airports de Montreal; He demanded a “clear plan” from Trudeau, which would leave the tourism industry unsafe.
Many countries, such as France and the United States, have recently shown patience with Canada’s refusal to allow its citizens to pass through customs. “Borders now need to be reopened quickly for Canada to withdraw our travel and travel plans.” Otherwise, it is true that French ministers will go to the countries where they can go, ”French Ambassador Karen Rispal warned in an interview with The Canadian Press on Tuesday.
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