THUNDER BAY —Communities across Canada are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need immediate assistance to ensure their public infrastructure is safe and reliable. Details were provided by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Stephen Crawford, Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure and Member of Provincial Parliament for Oakville, on behalf of the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; and His Worship Bill Mauro, Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $15 million to protect the health, and well-being of residents in 99 municipalities across Northern Ontario. (more…)
Beginning 2021, Canada began requiring all residents and travellers to submit a negative test for Covid-19 before leaving for Canada. But from Mexico, which together with Canada and the United States forms the CUSMA trade agreement, and the Caribbean countries there are not even flights.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the new travel restrictions saying that all airlines, including Air Canada, agreed to cancel “all destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico” until April 30. (more…)