Canada’s Girl Guides have added a nation to the places they fear to tread. And it’s right next door.
The organization has called off all trips to the United States until further notice, citing a “commitment to inclusivity” in what is widely interpreted as a stand against the Trump administration’s effort to restore a travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries.
The Guides – the Canadian counterparts of the Girl Scouts – did not specifically mention the U.S. travel restrictions, which are set to take effect Thursday unless blocked again by various court challenges.
But there was little doubt that the White House moves were behind the decision by the 70,000-member Girl Guides.