Can Canada Create an August Tourism Bonanza?

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In March 2020, the Canadian and U.S. governments jointly decided to close their land border to non-essential travel. The restrictions have been in place for 16 months. However, the Canadian government has just announced that, beginning on 9 August 2021, U.S. citizens and permanent residents (including unvaccinated children under 12 traveling with their parents) will be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary…