Trudeau says he supports restricting interprovincial travel when necessary to stem spread of COVID-19 – CBC

B.C. Premier John Horgan said his cabinet will discuss travel restrictions as province grapples with 3rd wave

Apr 14, 2021

The Prime Minister says he’s supportive of provinces and territories closing their borders in order to protect their residents from the spread of COVID-19.

Justin Trudeau’s comments to CBC Radio came a day after B.C. Premier John Horgan indicated he is considering restricting travel to and from the province to help stem the third wave of the pandemic.

Trudeau, asked Wednesday on CBC’sDaybreak South whether he would support such a move by Horgan, said he has already backed similar pandemic travel restrictions elsewhere in the country.

“Every step of the way, I’ve been supporting premiers and territorial leaders on what they need to do to keep people safe,” the Prime Minster said.

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