OTTAWA, Ont. – Truck arrivals continued to rise during the week of June 15-21, but was still down 11% from a year ago, the Canada Border Services Agency said.
It said 104,247 truck drivers entered the country during June 15-21, up from 101,104 in the previous week, but down from 116,613 in the same period in 2019.
Overall volumes during the week of June 15-21 were down 86% for those crossing via land, and 96% through airports compared to the same time a year ago, the agency said.
Earlier this month, Canada and the U.S. agreed to keep the border closed to all non-essential travel until July 21 to slow the spread of Covid-19.
The restrictions, first introduced in late March, are not applicable to commercial vehicles.
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