With one week before the province enters Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, we are all looking forward to a vibrant and successful summer. Travel restrictions have been lifted for BC residents and Greater Victoria is beginning to experience an influx of visitors from across the province.
And on Monday, the federal government announced details for opening the border with the United States. However, The Chamber and our national network are concerned that the federal government has yet to reveal a multi-step plan to reopen our border based on the scientific advice of the government's own expert panel. Instead, Monday's announcement raised more questions. We need clarity for our tourism operators, and for the many businesses that rely on international networks.