Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau is hoping to allow more people into the country during the pandemic under expanded categories of just who is an essential worker.

"We are specifically talking about different groups that would be potentially considered to be essential workers, that have the need to cross the border for specific reasons," Garneau reportedly told a parliamentary committee.

The border Canada shares with the United States has been closed to all travel deemed non-essential since March last year in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. That has meant vacationers have had to stay away and the flow of immigration has slowed to a trickle.

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