'Restore normal movement': Alta. and Sask. premiers ask for immediate U.S. border reopening

Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. (AP / Elaine Thompson) Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. (AP / Elaine Thompson)

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NEW | 'Leadership matters,' Trudeau says of Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says while he's not in the position to judge Alberta's approach to containing the spread of COVID-19, the crisis there is proof that 'leadership matters.' He said he has spoken with the Clerk of the Privy Council to ensure the province’s needs are met as it battles the fourth wave.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau boards his campaign plane after a stop in Halifax, N.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick