Skip Marley was denied entry into Canada on Tuesday by Border Brokers on the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. The Grandson of Reggae legend Bob Marley was scheduled to carry out in Toronto on Wednesday at Toybox, a neighborhood membership.
Early on Wednesday morning, Skip launched a video on his Twitter account explaining his regrets on the flip of occasions and stated that he can be working.
“Yo, Skip Marley right here, as you’ll be able to see on the border,” he stated as he laughed and pointed on the border within the background. “Sadly this time we’ve been turned away however we’re trying ahead to rescheduling proper on the Toybox. As soon as once more I need to apologize to all of the followers. We tried and we’ll carry on attempting however we gon carry on attempting till subsequent time so everybody can look ahead to that however as of now the principles are the principles…till then one love,” he stated in a video.
Marley additionally added a screenshot of a observe he wrote the place he defined that the explanation for being turned again was that he had not sufficiently complied with all of the immigration necessities.
“TORONTO: Sadly, tomorrow’s present is being postponed as a result of I used to be denied entry into Canada on the border. I want that wasn’t the case – I’ve achieved every thing I’ve been advised to adjust to immigration necessities, however at this time it looks like extra is required,” the tweet learn.
Skip Marley continued “I do know a lot of you have got been trying ahead to this as a lot as I’ve and I apologize if we’ve got to attend a bit longer. We’re engaged on a postponement and I look ahead to coming again.”
The observe was accompanied by a photograph of the denial issued by immigration authorities ordering that he return to the US. The doc additionally listed the explanation for his denial stating.
“You might be prohibited from getting into Canada by an order or regulation of the Governor in Council pursuant to the Emergencies Act or the Quarantine Act,” it learn.
There’s one other field on the doc that was ticked, “You might be not barred from getting into Canada by an order or regulation of the Governor in Council underneath the Emergencies Act or the Quarantine Act, and an officer might enter your Take into account software to enter Canada.”
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— Skip Marley (@SkipMarley) September 20, 2022
Canadian authorities haven’t addressed the denial, though the nation does state that there are rules for getting into Canada as a result of pandemic.
Based on the Authorities of Canada’s web site, Residents and everlasting residents are allowed to enter Canada, but when they’re unvaccinated, they have to self-quarantine for 14 days. In the identical means, vaccinated worldwide vacationers are allowed to enter the nation however overseas nationals who aren’t absolutely vaccinated are required to fulfill an exemption or be touring for a non-discretionary objective.”
Unvaccinated individuals who’re allowed to enter should present by way of the ArriveCAN app or web site their 14-day quarantine plan and a Covid-19 symptom self-assessment.
Within the meantime, Skip Marley’s cease in Canada is simply the second on his Change Tour that began this week. The reggae artist’s subsequent stops are in North Adams, MA, then onto New York, Washington, DC, with a number of stops in California in early October earlier than heading to a number of Southwestern states and ending in Vermont on the finish of October.