Canada extends its non-essential travel restrictions to the United States

Oct 19, 2020 in "The Walt Disney Company"

Canada has announced that it has extended non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until at least November 21 2020.

Canada is a key international market for Florida and Walt Disney World, with Canadians making up 25% of international visitors to Florida in 2019. The travel ban extension will continue to impact Walt Disney World's recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown and subsequent reopening that began in July 2020.

Combined with U.S. restrictions on entry to the country for Europeans, Walt Disney World has very little opportunity to see any international visitors through the remainder of the year.

The United States is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, with 70,000 new cases recorded on Friday, the highest number of new cases seen in one day since July.

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Article Posted: Oct 19, 2020 / 2:08pm ET
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ParkerLoLs3 hours ago

I’m just exhausted by all of it. Anyone need a drink(s) from the bar?

lazyboy97o6 hours ago

It’s not dead people who are filling up hospitals. It’s not anywhere close to the same. If everyone is severely limiting person-to-person contact then when one does have to have contact they are interacting with people who have also limited their interactions. Self-isolating is pointless if you’re dependent on people who are hanging out at the bar every night.

oceanbreeze776 hours ago

1000 deaths on a Monday is not good.

MisterPenguin7 hours ago

The USA... Thanksgiving with 20 people is so much more important than overloading the hospitals of 17 states... so many of them 'red.'

MisterPenguin7 hours ago

Well, greater Miami area, you're doing well... comparatively. But look at that panhandle, bubba... 515180

DCBaker8 hours ago

Polkadotdress8 hours ago

Also snowbirds, who consider Florida their temporary residence from NOV-MAR each year.

Polkadotdress9 hours ago

I am a perpetually happy, “GO TEAM” kind of person.

Patcheslee9 hours ago

I thought it may have something to do with workers that don't hold FL residency when they first started reporting. Like cruise workers, seasonal, ect. Now I'm not so sure.

ParkerLoLs9 hours ago

Louder for the folks in the front. I'd say the back but they're usually in the front.

Sirwalterraleigh10 hours ago

...how “vivacious” are we talking? 🤪 To have a boogeyman to blame...I would guess. Having more “outs” when you’re incompetent always helps

techgeek10 hours ago

... and people wonder why we had to keep dragging politics into this thread. 🙄

GoofGoof11 hours ago

Back in the “this is just a NY problem” phase when all of the cases in FL were blamed on New Yorkers coming into the state.

JoeCamel11 hours ago

Cosigned. That is how I understand it as well.