New law to ease CanadaUS travel

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A new law will make it easier for people to travel between Canada and the United States.U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy will be at Vermont’s Burlington International Airport this afternoon to mark the arrival of the first direct flight of the season from Toronto’s Billy Bishop City Airport.The new Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act will make it possible for U.S.-bound customers to clear U.S. Customs before leaving Canada at a number of locations.The law will expand the number of land, rail, marine and airports offering pre-clearance in Canada from the present 15.It’s hoped the law will also make it possible to restore Amtrak passenger rail service between Vermont and Montreal. by The Associated Press Posted Dec 22, 2016 9:08 am MDT Last Updated Dec 22, 2016 at 9:40 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email New law to ease Canada-US travel