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Canada did better than the U.S. against the coronavirus, but now it’s lagging in vaccinations

Amanda Coletta, The Washington Post
March 11, 2021

Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, said the border restrictions have made it difficult for technical specialists to set up production lines and executives to strike deals because Canadian border agents don’t always recognize their travel as “essential.”

“Being three months behind is material,” Volpe said. “It’s important for automotive suppliers right now to be able to speak to their American customers right now, and a three-month delay might mean that you miss that opportunity and that new business.”

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