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9.20.21 Advocacy Alert: Border Closure Extended Through October

This morning, the U.S. federal government announced that it will be extending its closure to Canadian travelers through October 21.   Non-essential Canadian travelers have been banned from entering the U.S. since March 2020. Despite calls from the BNP, numerous members of Congress, and chambers across the nation to open the border, the

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7.21.21 Advocacy Alert: US Extends Canadian Border Closure to August 21

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it was extending its ban on non-essential land entry by Canadian travelers through August 21. The move comes on the heels of Canada’s decision Monday to reopen its land border to vaccinated, non-essential American travelers on August 9. Canada’s decision and calls from our

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Schumer calls for border to reopen

(Niagara Gazette) — With a backdrop of one green-light lane and four red at the Rainbow Bridge, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Wednesday called for the reopening of the United States/Canada border as soon as possible. Buffalo Niagara Partnership President and CEO Dottie Gallagher was there to throw her organization’s full

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Schumer pushes for reopening of US-Canadian travel

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — One of the most powerful voices in Washington DC came to the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls on Wednesday to turn up the heat on efforts to loosen Covid restrictions that have halted non-essential travel across the United States-Canada border. “I stand here today because

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Cross Border Conference Yields Best Practices

The Can/Am Border Trade Alliance took its message and muscle to Washington, DC last month for its 23rd annual conference. Speakers highlighted the progress Canada and the United States have made over the last decade to implement efficient border policies. It was noted the Beyond the Border Agreement helped facilitate

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NEXUS: the no-brainer, cross-border solution

The Partnership knows how important it is improve the border-crossing experience, which is why we recommend NEXUS. What is NEXUS? NEXUS is a bi-national program which expedites the border clearance process for low-risk, pre-approved traveled into Canada and the United States through the promotion of the NEXUS card. Who uses

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