Canada

Trudeau announces sweeping border closure as coronavirus spreads: Full replay

The PM spoke from his home in Ottawa during his 14-day self-isolation. Several cabinet ministers also spoke to reporters.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would close its border to non-resident visitors, except for U.S. travellers and a limited number of international exemptions (such as diplomats and flight crew). For a full transcript of Trudeau’s remarks, click here.

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