WNY officials “disappointed” after U.S. extends land border travel again

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Canadians have not been allowed to drive into the U.S. for 18 months, when the border first closed to non-essential travel in March 2020.

The ban has been extended every month since then.

Buffalo Niagara Partnership president and CEO, Dottie Gallagher, told 7ABC that this is “extremely disappointing” and said the Biden Administration is “defying logic”.

Gallagher said, “The U.S. government had a higher vaccination rate than Canadians, and now the reverse it true. We’re told that time that we had to follow the science. Now, we have Canadians that have a higher vaccination rate than we do, so what’s really going on.”

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