Ontario border rules limiting travel from Quebec, Manitoba lifts

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After weeks of being unable to access their cottages, Manitobans can now once again head into Ontario. Abigail Turner explains more – Jun 16, 2021

Ontario’s borders with Quebec and Manitoba fully reopen today.

A provincial order restricting interprovincial travel between those provinces expired at midnight.

The regulation was introduced in April as Ontario battled a third wave of COVID-19.

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It applied to land and water borders.

Travel between the regions was limited to essential reasons such as health care, custody or compassionate grounds like attending a funeral.

It also allowed law enforcement to stop and question people about their reasons for entering Ontario.

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