The Great Divide at the Border
Since March 2020, the United States and Canada have restricted border crossing to “essential” crossing only. What’s essential? Commercial trucking. What isn’t? Love, as it turns out. On this episode of Canusa Street we talk to Devon Weber who leads a grass roots group called Let Us Reunite that has been campaigning for months to get Ottawa and Washington to let families cross the border to see partners, children, and elderly family members.
Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship. Read more