TORONTO - Canada could start allowing fully vaccinated Americans into the country in mid-August for non-essential travel, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Thursday.
Trudeau said Canada should be in a position to welcome fully vaccinated travelers from all countries by early September.
Trudeau spoke with leaders of Canada's provinces on Thursday and released a readout of the call.
"The Prime Minister noted that, if our current positive path of vaccination rate and public health conditions continue, Canada would be in a position to welcome fully vaccinated travelers from all countries by early September," the readout said.
"He noted the ongoing discussions with the United States on reopening plans, and indicated that we could expect to start allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents into Canada as of mid-August for non-essential travel."