Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Canada shutting borders to non-citizens and non-residents in dramatic escalation of pandemic fight

  • US citizens will be exempted from the ban, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – but British Columbia’s health minister tells Americans to stay away
  • Trudeau tells Canadians not to go out, as Toronto orders bars and restaurants to close tonight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP
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