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Canadian and American flags fly near the Ambassador Bridge connecting Canada to the U.S. in Windsor, Ontario, in May. Half of respondents in a poll of Canadians this month by Nanos Research said restrictions on travel across the U.S.-Canada border should not be eliminated until this fall or next year. Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Canada's Taking It Slow On Reopening Its Border To Travelers From The U.S. Here's Why

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a news conference last month in Chelsea, Quebec. David Kawai/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge connects Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. With visits from Canadian customers having evaporated, many businesses in Madawaska, including gas stations and convenience stores, have been hit hard. Robbie Feinberg/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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U.S. Border Patrol agents conduct a training exercise in the Anapra area, in front of the wall that divides Sunland Park, N.M., from the Mexican state of Chihuahua. David Peinado/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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The Olympic Stadium in Montreal was temporarily used as a migrant shelter in 2017. Canada has seen thousands of migrants entering the country from the U.S., avoiding official entry points and requesting asylum. Al Diaz/TNS/Getty Images hide caption

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Canada's Safe 3rd Country Agreement With The U.S. Draws Criticism

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Canada legalized recreational marijuana in this month, but Canadians can find themselves barred from entering the U.S. if they say they've used it. A Canadian flag flies in Windsor, Ontario, in June, with the Detroit skyline visible behind it. Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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