Trudeau: Canada to lift more travel restrictions in coming weeks

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:00:19 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters that Canada will likely further ease travel restrictions this summer. In a press conference on June 22, Trudeau said Canada is prepared to lift travel restrictions once more people become fully vaccinated. “We’re talking about weeks and not months anymore,” Trudeau said in French. “We certainly hope… that we […]

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Why Canada made the surprise decision to extend its travel restrictions again

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:00:37 +0000

The Canadian government provided another coronavirus pandemic surprise. It announced it will keep its international and United States travel restrictions in place for at least one more month, until July 21. On the bright side, approved immigrants are now able to enter Canada. In addition, Canada will be lifting its quarantine requirements on fully vaccinated […]

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Fully vaccinated travellers to Canada can be released early from quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:51:46 +0000

Canada’s phased approach to easing border measures will begin on July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, for fully vaccinated travellers who are exempt from travel restrictions, which now includes approved permanent residents. Fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a […]

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Canada border restrictions extended to July 21: public safety minister

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:21:56 +0000

Canada will be extending its restrictions on international travellers until July 21. Public safety minister, Bill Blair, confirmed the news in a tweet on July 18, saying Canada is extending travel restrictions on non-essential international travel until July 21st, 2021. Blair also said the government is planning measures for fully vaccinated Canadians, and others who […]

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Canada-U.S. extending border closure to July 21

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:15:47 +0000

Canada announced today that the border with the United States will remain closed to non-essential travel until July 21. In spite of pressure from the business community and a drop in the number of COVID-19 cases on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border the closure in place since March 2020 is being extended. Public Security […]

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Update: Canada extends travel restrictions yet again

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:00:46 +0000

The Canadian government has confirmed it is extending restrictions on non-essential travel from around the world and the United States until July 21. CIC News Update: Click here to read the latest CIC News story on international travel restrictions being extended until July 21 Click here to read about the Canada-U.S. border restrictions being extended […]

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What we know about Canada’s border reopening

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:00:46 +0000

All eyes are on the Canadian border as the current travel restrictions are set to expire this Monday, June 21. The question is, will they be extended again? There has been much discussion, and hints leaked to the media, but officials have been tight-lipped so far. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has suggested the border would […]

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Canada’s business leaders demand plan to reopen borders

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 14:20:43 +0000

Canadian business groups, are urging the federal government to come up with a comprehensive plan to reopen the economy and international borders. On June 14, the Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable called on the federal government to release the plan immediately. The government has not yet published a comprehensive reopening plan for international travel, particularly […]

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Canada plans to lift quarantine on exempt travellers by early July

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:35:19 +0000

Canadians and exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated will soon have an amended quarantine requirement when arriving from abroad. Health Minister Patty Hajdu told reporters that travellers who are already exempt from travel restrictions, will not have to quarantine for the full 14 days if they have received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Trudeau suggests phased Canada-U.S. border re-opening

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:00:18 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking at a phased-in approach to reopening the Canadian border, starting with fully vaccinated travellers. “We are looking at how we’re going to start welcoming up tourists in a phased way as the numbers come down in Canada, as the numbers start to come down in the United States and […]

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