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IT'S OFFICIAL: Canada will welcome vaccinated US tourists in August

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It's official: Canada will welcome vaccinated US tourists in August

Canada now has a date set for the return of tourism, thanks to rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 cases. The government said it will welcome vaccinated American visitors on August 6, before opening its borders to travelers from all countries on September 7, provided case numbers stay low.

— 3 min read 

 
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— 6 min read 

 
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