Travel Restrictions On Canadian Border Cut Back-And-Forth For Families, Businesses

Posted by on May 28, 2020 5:00 am
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Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge connects Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. With visits from Canadian customers having evaporated, many businesses in Madawaska, including gas stations and convenience stores, have been hit hard.

Since March, the U.S. has blocked nonessential travel along the U.S.-Canada border to limit the spread of COVID-19. But in northern Maine, the move cut off many longstanding social and economic ties.

(Image credit: Robbie Feinberg/Maine Public Radio)

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