Land border reopens and Canadian ‘snowbirds’ head south

The land border reopened today for vaccinated Canadians visiting the United States, ending restrictions that had been in place since the pandemic was declared. Emma Jacobs reports that many Canadians used to driving down to the US for the summer can resume their practices, while it’s still costly and challenging for those who cross the border on a regular basis to do errands or visit family.

Are you with The World?

The story you just read is available to read for free because thousands of listeners and readers like you generously support our nonprofit newsroom. Every day, the reporters and producers at The World are hard at work bringing you human-centered news from across the globe. But we can’t do it without you: We need your support to ensure we can continue this work for another year.

When you make a gift of $10 or more a month, we’ll invite you to a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of our newsroom to thank you for being with The World.