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Good Morning, Buffalo: 'It's separated two societies': Ad pushes to open U.S.-Canadian border

Good Morning, Buffalo: 'It's separated two societies': Ad pushes to open U.S.-Canadian border

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May 15, 2021

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An image from a TV ad that is running in Buffalo, pressing President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reopen the border.

'It's separated two societies': Ad pushes to open U.S.-Canadian border

Not much of anything has worked to pressure U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reopen the border between the two countries – but a retired magazine publisher from Florida thinks a television ad might do the trick.

John Adams, who has a home on Canada's Vancouver Island, has purchased ads on several Buffalo television stations. He said Buffalo is the perfect place to press Trudeau and Biden to open the border. Adams cited political pressure to do so from Rep. Brian Higgins, a Buffalo Democrat, as well as Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer.

"I get the sense that Buffalo is kind of the epicenter of where all the activity is going on" regarding the border closure, Adams said.

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