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Federal officials have repeatedly touted Canada’s border measures during COVID-19 as among the most stringent in the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canada needs to fix its border management now to prevent a fourth wave of COVID-19

Pressure is mounting to reopen the Canada-U.S. border, but there are risks. How well those risks are managed may be the difference between pandemic recovery or a fourth wave of COVID-19.
Most countries closed their borders, at least partially, at some point last year. But the world is starting to reopen. COVID Border Accountability Project

Closed borders, travel bans and halted immigration: 5 ways COVID-19 changed how – and where – people move around the world

Last year, 189 countries – home to roughly 65% of the global population – cut themselves off from the world at some point. Borders are now reopening and travel resuming, but normal is a ways off.

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