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Canada-U.S. border closure extended by another 30 days: PM

Last Updated Nov 20, 2020 at 8:55 am EDT

A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., Monday, May 13, 2019. The federal Competition Tribunal has come down in favour of the Vancouver Airport Authority on a case revolving around airplane food. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday morning that the Canada-U.S. border closure has been extended by another 30 days.

This means non-essential travel between Canada and south of the border will be restricted until at least December 21st.

This comes after a federal source, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the 30-day rollover of the closure that was set to expire on Friday.

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More to come.

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