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Along the border with Canada, U.S. businesses hope northern customers will return

Nov 29, 2021
The open border hasn’t yet brought back the crowds many have been hoping for.
Betsy Smith is the owner of NAC Logistics in Ogdensburg, New York. Her father started the business in 1957.
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Canada reopens its borders to the U.S., a rich tourism market

Aug 10, 2021
What does it mean that Canada's border is back open while the U.S. stays closed, at least for now?
The U.S.-Canada border Windsor Tunnel Port of Entry as shown on August 9, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Canada has opened its border to vaccinated U.S. tourists this week, though the U.S. has yet to return the favor.
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Canadian businesses prepare for more U.S. visitors

Jul 16, 2021
It’s been a tough year and a half for Canadian border towns dependent on U.S. tourists.
The gates at an Ontario, Canada, crossing site are closed, but the border could reopen as soon as mid-August.
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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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