The U.S.- Canada border's been closed for four months, and nearby towns are suffering

Jul 20, 2020
Every year, some 20 million Canadians visit the U.S. and spend an average of about $1,000. But not now.
A "Closed" sign in the town of Niagara Falls, Canada. The coronavirus pandemic has hit tourist attractions hard economically.
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Some communities feel the pinch as U.S. and Canada close border to nonessential travel

Mar 27, 2020
Some businesses seeing fewer customers from the other side of the border.
The U.S.-Canada border is closed to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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