Canadian border officials to relax entry restrictions

Starting March 1, American tourists with drunken-driving and other misdemeanor convictions will no longer be rejected from entering the country. Those with multiple convictions or more serious offenses will still be turned away at the border. Canadian tourism industry officials say the current restrictions have resulted in millions of dollars in lost revenue.
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Starting March 1, American tourists with drunken-driving and other misdemeanor convictions will no longer be rejected from entering the country. Those with multiple convictions or more serious offenses will still be turned away at the border. Canadian tourism industry officials say the current restrictions have resulted in millions of dollars in lost revenue.

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