Photo: Jasperdo, Peace Arch International Park (Some rights reserved)
The Canada-USA border is the longest international border in the world, stretching over 5,525 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
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Indigenous nation in US seeks to block billion-dollar port project in Canada | Canada | The Guardian
Why the US northern border is experiencing record migration – CNN
Canada to drop Covid border measures on Oct. 1
Fallout from shutdown of Ambassador Bridge spills onto US soil, causing concerns for businesses
US extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly to America
Governors want Biden to explain why the U.S. border is shuttered to Canadians
US-Canada border restrictions extended until July 21
‘Waiting for a tumbleweed to blow’: Niagara Falls mayors on leading divided border cities
US-Canada, Mexico border restrictions extended to at least September
British Columbia closes cross-border loophole in Canada-U.S. park
US borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed to nonessential travel for additional month – The Hill
Trudeau calls for keeping US-Canada border demilitarized
US-Canada border to close amid virus crisis – BBC
The border has been in existence since the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which ended the American Revolutionary War. Since then, the border has been a source of both cooperation and conflict between the two countries. The Canada-US border is heavily regulated and monitored by both countries. The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) are responsible for enforcing the laws and regulations that govern the border. This includes the collection of duties and taxes, the enforcement of immigration laws, and the prevention of illegal activities such as smuggling and terrorism. The Canada-US border is also a major economic corridor. It is estimated that over $1.7 trillion in goods and services are exchanged between the two countries each year. This includes everything from agricultural products to manufactured goods. The border also serves as a major transportation route for both countries, with over 400,000 people crossing it each day.
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Peace Arch Park
Located at the international boundary between the United States and Canada, Peace Arch Park consists of a State Park on the Washington side, and a Provincial Park on the British Columbia side. Park visitors are free to explore both parks without border formalities. Interstate 5 and BC 99 run through the center of the Park. The centerpiece is the Peace Arch, a 67 feet high memorial that was dedicated in 1921.
Canada–United States border
List of Canada–United States border crossings
Wikipedia: The Canada–United States border (French: frontière Canada–États-Unis), is the longest international border in the world between two countries. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick), and thirteen U.S. states (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine) are located along the border.