At midnight on March 20, 2020, in an attempt to control the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, Canada and the United States closed their shared border to non-essential travel for a period of thirty (30) days (which can be extended to a longer period of time).  “Non-essential” travel includes travel that is considered tourism

The topic of when and under what circumstances a truck driver is an employee v an independent contractor just got more complicated in terms of whether or not that question must be submitted to arbitration for resolution. See for more details.