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Non-essential travellers entering Canada through the land border will soon need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test before arrival, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today.

“As of February 15th, when you return to Canada through a?land?border, you’ll need to show a 72-hour PCR test, just like air travel,” Trudeau said today?during his regularWe have already offered COVID-19 support to Ontario?morning media briefing outside Rideau Cottage.

The prime minister said border officers can’t legally deny entry to Canadians,? but those who show up without proof of a test could face fines of up to $3,000.

“What we can do is in cases of no test to show [is]Patios are open ... just not in Ontario. Here?apply a stiff penalty, a fine and demand and ensure a rapid and complete followup to make sure that they are getting tested,?that they are being properly quarantinedsmall social gatherings immediately allowed in B.C. as circuit breaker stops and vaccinations continue, that they are not putting at risk the safety of other Canadians by returning home without a clear negative test,” Trudeau saidThe Hospital for Sick Children is preparing to accept up to 50 pediatric in-patients from most Greater Toronto hospitals — some from as far away as Newmarket and Oshawa — to make space fo.

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