We're talking about books and Barbies. Since late March, when Canada closed its international borders to non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than four million people have entered the country. 12. Those given a pass include qualifying international students and workers in industries deemed essential such as health, food services and transport. Many governments, especially in the EU, ban cadmium because it has a high degree of toxic toward a human. 2 … Uber also faced a huge backlash in the US following Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, when drivers didn’t adhere to a taxi strike in New York City aimed to show solidarity to those affected. Over the years, Walmart's banned a variety of dangerous CDs, racy men's magazines and other items. With that out of the way, some facts: Takis are a brand of rolled-up and fried corn chips designed to resemble little taquitos. Since Canada imposed COVID-19 travel restrictions in late March, more than four million people have entered the country. We have compiled a list of 10 foods banned on our great nations lands. Which makes a Takis pizza a natural choice when you're feeling ~creative~ at 3 in the morning. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Northern TerritoryThe territory has completely banned Uber after refusing to change the law to accommodate the app's legality. Never cheap no matter where you got them but since this ban the only options left are eye-watering prices on Amazon or eBay and if ordering from the States, the almost certain customs charge. TaiwanServices were suspended after Uber faced millions of dollars' worth of fines by the government. #DeleteUber trended worldwide, and hundreds of users deleted the app. Takis are a brand of corn tortilla chips vended by Mexico-based Barcel and known for its spicy hotness:. Vancouver, British ColumbiaRide share apps are not legal in Vancouver. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Since late March, when Canada closed its international borders to non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, more than four million people have entered the country. Another 65,285 air passengers landed in Canada that week — a drop of almost 93 per cent compared to the same time last year. The Liberal Party promised earlier in the year to move forward with legalisation and make Uber possible in the city by Christmas. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. 9 years ago. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. The agency reports that between March 22 and Sept. 2, it denied entry to more than 18,000 people trying to cross from the U.S. by land or air, because they wanted to visit for non-essential reasons such as shopping or sightseeing. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam answers if testing arrivals at international airports could eventually replace the 14-day quarantine period. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Here's why, despite Canada's travel restrictions, the country is still open to some visitors. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. As an addict of the American Flamin' Hot Cheetos I was dismayed to find recently some EU directive has now prevented them from being sold in the UK. Since Canada's travel restrictions took effect, the CBSA has turned away thousands of foreigners. For example, during the last week of August, 185,866 travellers entered Canada by land — a decline of 88 per cent compared to the same period in 2019. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Uber is one of the world’s most popular apps, but it's not without controversy. A small number of fines have been doled out to Americans skirting Canada's travel rules. HungaryThe Hungarian government passed legislation saying that Uber drivers “breach[ed] regulations other taxi firms must adhere to” after allowing them to operate for two and a half years. Many foods that are customs in other countries are banned on the shelves of America. That number includes repeat entries by the same person. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. That number dropped to a low of 0.4 per cent in May, and has since inched up to 3.2 per cent for the first three weeks of August. Relevance. Lee is currently heading up an international study, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, exploring the effectiveness of travel restrictions and other cross-border measures during a pandemic. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Favorite Answer. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? AlaskaUber operated for six months in the state, before pulling out over a dispute as to whether drivers were independent contractors or registered taxi drivers – which would mean they are entitled to workers' compensation insurance. Schools got sick and tired of having to clean up cheese-powder finger stains on walls. 4 days ago. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. 2 days ago. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? According to Alberta RCMP, officers issued nine fines of $1,200 each to U.S. residents purportedly driving to or from Alaska, who stopped to see the sights in Banff National Park. Global Affairs Canada currently advises against non-essential international travel, but says it's up to Canadians to decide if their trip is essential. Here’s why Canada's borders are still open to some visitors. It will allegedly re-evaluate this at a later date but, for now, Uber remains out in the cold.