Ontario Manitoba border opens Wednesday
The order has been in place since April 19th
NORTHERN, ONTARIO ~~~~~~~~ June 14, 2021 (LSN) Greg Rickford stated on Facebook I’m pleased to share that the Manitoba/Ontario provincial border restrictions will be lifted Wednesday, June 16.
Thank you the Ontario Provincial Police for their efforts and to everyone for adhering to rules - it made a big difference in helping lowering COVID numbers. We look forward to welcoming back families and friends to our region with current Step One guidelines and public health and safety measures in place.
Ontario’s solicitor general, Sylvia Jones, said in a statement that the current orders will end just after midnight Wednesday. “The order will expire at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at which time individuals will be able to enter Ontario via its interprovincial land and water borders.
“The order will expire at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at which time individuals will be able to enter Ontario via its interprovincial land and water borders. Those entering Ontario must continue to follow the public health measures in place in the province,” reads the statement.
The Ontario public health order, which was put in place on April 19, barred travellers from Manitoba and Quebec without a valid reason.
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