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With border restrictions eased, Canadians are returning to Western New York to shop
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — In the parking lots at The Boulevard shopping center last weekend, a handful of cars in every row had Ontario license plates.
Officials and businesses hope newly eliminated border-crossing requirements will help boost those numbers.
“ArriveCan being eliminated is big but in my opinion the random testing and vaccination requirements were an extreme deterrent for quick trips across the border,” said Dottie Gallagher, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) —Dottie Gallagher, president of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said fears of random testing and possible quarantines in Ontario all worked to discourage significant aspects of the region’s integrated economy. She called the move “quite frankly, long overdue,” especially for those travelers discouraged to even try navigating requirements like ArriveCan.
(Buffalo, NY) The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is inviting the region’s businesses to participate in an assessment to determine how far the Western New York (WNY) Community has progressed in their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices since the BNP’s first assessment conducted in 2020.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBFO) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is one of several chambers of commerce from across New York State who are, as a coalition calling on Congress to ban assault weapons at the federal level. “We think this is common sense gun reform and a responsible step this country
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WGRZ) — Dottie Gallagher is the President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. She led that announcement and endorsed the piece of legislation. Watch the interview here.
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