Pearson Airport in Mississauga opens up to inbound American travelers on Monday

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Published August 6, 2021 at 7:10 pm

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Not since the War of 1812 has Canada ever been this prepared for an invasion of American hordes.

However, rather than soldiers holding bayonets coming north-bound by foot, this time it will be luggage as Pearson International Airport in Mississauga announced yesterday it is opening its doors to fully-vaccinated America travelers as of Monday (August 9).

That said, with a large influx of Americans likely landing at Pearson in the near future, the airport has warned that travelers can expect delays – potentially up to three hours – as it could take longer to carry out the usual airport routine due to additional health screenings for COVID-19.

The airport said yesterday that during peak times, American passengers may have to wait in a separate area of the terminal building until there’s available space in the Canada Customs area.

Another time-taking fly-in-the-ointment will be the fact that the airport’s operations may be additionally affected as a result of the strike by CBSA workers taking place, and that travellers should take it into consideration, as well.

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