Should B.C. limit non-essential travel coming from Alberta?

Poll: Alberta border limits

As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues into the spring, some B.C. municipalities are asking for the border between B.C. and Alberta to be temporarily tightened to allow for only essential travel.

But B.C.'s provincial health officer says it's not necessary.

B.C. health officials have already asked people not to travel to their vacation properties ahead of the Easter long weekend, and now the Regional District of East Kootenay has written a letter calling on the provincial health officer to tighten inter-provincial traffic as well.

During her daily press conference Tuesday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said she doesn't think she has the power to restrict inter-provincial travel, but that it's "not something that I believe is necessary at this point.”

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