Trudeau is shrugging off renewed international calls to re-open Canada's border

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shrugging off renewed international calls to re-open Canada's border to international travel. 

Trudeau says Canadians don't want to go back into lockdowns again that could result from re-opening too quickly.

A coalition of frustrated legislators from across the U-S Midwest is formally asking the White House and Ottawa to re-open the border to fully vaccinated travellers. 

France has opened its borders to Canadian tourists and is also calling on Canada re-open to the French.

Travel restrictions at the border have been extended on a monthly basis for more than a year, and are currently set to expire in one week.