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Canada Bucks International Trend, Won’t Open Border as Pandemic Fades

Airline industry officials are not happy.

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In America and around the world, there is much optimism.  The year-plus reign of the COVID scourge is coming to an end as vaccination and natural antibody rates climb ever higher, and businesses from coast to coast begin to ramp up their capacities.

But there are still those out there who are unwilling to admit this very palpable and tangible truth, and who are throttling economic recovery in their reticence.

Our northern neighbors just so happen to fit that description.

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Canada said on Monday it would start cautiously lifting border restrictions for fully vaccinated citizens on July 5 but made clear it would be months before U.S. and other foreign travelers could enter the country.

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From 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 5 (0359 GMT on July 6), those who have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will no longer have to spend time in quarantine. The move applies to Canadians and permanent residents.

“This is the first phase of our precautionary approach … at this time we are not opening up our borders any further,” said Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc. Ottawa first announced the plan on June 9.

LeBlanc told reporters that Ottawa was talking to its domestic and international partners “with the goal of allowing fully vaccinated travelers to enter Canada for non-essential reasons in the months to come.”

Canada’s unwillingness to capitulate to the reality of the pandemic’s end has adversely affected the airline industry, and has drawn criticism from American lawmakers who believe that more could be done by our allies to the north in the realm of reopening.

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Democrat ‘Squad’ Member Omar Wants to Replace July 4th Celebration with Muslim Heritage Month

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar wants to cancel America’s Independence Day holiday and replace it with Muslim Appreciation Month.

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Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar and some of her “squad” members want to cancel America’s Independence Day holiday and replace it with an event celebrating Muslims who had nothing at all to do with the founding of the nation. “As we continue to see an uptick in anti-Muslim hate, it is important we recognize the resiliency and accomplishments of Muslim Americans with a formal resolution,” Rep. Omar recently claimed. Omar has and several of Dems have introduced a bill that would downplay Independence Day and overshadow it with an entire month of celebrating Islam. It was no mistake that Omar chose July for this anti-American campaign. Of course, July has already been designated National French American Heritage Month, so there is no room in July for celebrating a religion that has zero to do with the U.S.A. But other Democrats agree with Omar. “Muslim-Americans have played a major role in shaping our nation for centuries,” Rep. Andre Carson, exclaimed in his support for Omar’s anti-American idea. “Designating July as Muslim-American Heritage Month is a wonderful opportunity to honor the trailblazers who came before us.” This is an outright lie. Muslims have had no role in the founding of the United States. They had no role in the constitutional era, took no part in the Jacksonian era, did not factor in during the Civil War, Reconstruction, Civil Rights… in short, they did nothing to aid in the building of America. In fact, the only effect they have ever had on America has been negative. They kidnapped sailors causing one of America’s first foreign military excursions during President Jefferson’s era, and they were responsible for the largest terror attack ever perpetrated on American soil in 2001. And today, with their terror-linked advocacy group CAIR, Muslims are working to undermine the United States. Individual…

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Big Apple’s De Blasio Makes NYC First In U.S. To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Dining

NYC’s worst mayor ever Bill De Blasio announced a vaccine mandate that didn’t follow science (the mayor can’t spell science).

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Mayor Bill De Blasio made a big announcement on Tuesday that could be the launch of vaccine mandates in other jurisdictions all over the country. But if one mayor was going to be first, why not the Socialist De Blasio. De Blasio vaccine mandate The Democrat mayor of America’s largest city announced that beginning on August 16, customers will need to provide proof of vaccination to go to restaurants, go to public entertainment, and work out at gyms. The vaccine requirement will also extend to employees of those venues. Enforcement will not begin until mid-September. Jeff Note: One result of that announcement was that my wife spent much of her day looking for my son’s vaccine card. He just moved into the city, and being a single man in his 20s, he is very dependent on eateries for nourishment (he had it all the time). The move is to force more people in NYC to “get the jab.” Customers and workers will have to show proof that they’ve had at least one dose of a vaccine under plans to pressure New Yorkers to get a shot. The policy will go into effect on August 16, but inspections and enforcement won’t begin until September 13, the week that the city’s public schools reopen for the fall. The announcement came just 24 hours after de Blasio broke from Governor Andrew Cuomo and said he would not bring back an indoor mask mandate in the city. De Blasio said Tuesday: ‘If you want to participate in our society fully, you’ve got to get vaccinated. It’s time.’ He added: ‘This is a miraculous place full of wonders, and if you’re vaccinated, all of that is gonna open up to you.’ Here is Mayor de Blasio making the announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvCE_XZ9i0U Democrat politicians and their hacks…

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