Canada, US extend border closure to non-essential travel

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In this Monday Feb. 10, 2020, photo, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Dustin Judd poses near a border marker in Alburgh, Vt. Statistics show that the 295-mile Swanton Sector of upstate New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, sees the most illegal border crossing of any sector along the 4,000-mile U.S.-Canadian border. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

TORONTO (AP) – Canada and the US have agreed to extend their agreement to keep the border closed to non-essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. A senior government official confirmed the extension. The Trump administration and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government announced a 30-day extension of the restrictions last month.

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