US / Canada Border Closure Extended Until June 21st

21st May 2020 – Non essential travelers will have to wait at least another month for cross border trips between the US and Canada as both administrations left it late to formally announce that the current sanctions must continue for 30 more days at least. Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau said yesterday that: “It was the […]

Additional Detroit Windsor Tunnel Closures May & June 2020

18th May 2020 – There will be additional closures of the Windsor Tunnel in May and June following a decision by the tunnel owners and contractors to accelerate the renovation works on the 90-year-old tunnel while travel restrictions are in place, minimizing disruption for tunnel users in the long term. The additional overnight closures are: […]

Press rumors that US / Canada Border closure extended until June 21st

  May 14th 2020 – Several press sources including the Anadolu Agency and the US News & World Report are reporting that agreement has been reached between the US and Canada to extend the worlds longest border closure for another month, until June 21st. The sources state that The Globe and Mail, in Canada, cite […]

Will the US/Canada border re-open on May 21st?

May 12th 2020 (Updated May 13th 2020) – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Canadian Prime Minister has stressed the Canadian Governments cautious approach to the possibility of re-opening the US/Canadian border, which unless, as expected, a compromised extension is forthcoming, is due to re-open on May 21st. Even if the ban on non-essential travel remains after May […]

Detroit Windsor Tunnel Closures May 2020

April 30th 2020 – The Detroit Windsor Tunnel, already closed for non-essential traffic, will be closed to all traffic on the 14th, 21st and 28th of May between 9pm and 5am. The timings of the closures are aimed at minimizing disruption for essential travel. As a reminder, all non-essential travel through the tunnel is currently […]

US, Canadian & Mexican Borders To Stay Shut For Another 30 Days

April 20th 2020 – To no great surprise, the US Canadian and US Mexican borders are to stay closed to non-essential travel for at least another 30 days, with the potential for further extensions beyond that. “As stated last week, border control, travel restrictions and other limitations remain critical to slowing the spread (of COVID-19) […]

US Customs and Border Patrol Issues Easter Advisory

April 8th 2020 – The CBP has issued a statement to remind folks that all non-essential travel is prohibited, amongst concern that the Easter weekend will prompt an increase in cross border traffic from those seeking to visit family members. According to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) it has been reported that, in recent […]

Detroit Windsor Tunnel Open 24hrs Again In April

April 2nd 2020 – The scheduled overnight closures earmarked this month for maintenance works have been suspended and the Windsor Tunnel will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency travel. The tunnel is not accepting cash at this time. Those who must travel need to pay via Nexpress website, app […]

US / Canadian border closures – 5 things to know

Updated 20th March 2020, 7.18am est – Prime Minister Trudeau has announced closures expected to take place tonight, Fri 20th. Earlier this week Prime Minister Trudeau hinted that border closures might be coming, saying that “nothing is off the table” and yesterday it was firmly placed on the table as both Trudeau & Trump announced […]

Canada shutting its borders? Nothing is off the table says Trudeau

March 16th 2020 – Nothing is “off the table” said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday, who is himself self-isolating at Rideau Cottage following his wife testing positive for COVID-19. Speaking to CTV he also said that stricter measures to completely restrict any international travel to Canada by air, land or sea is not required […]