Canada’s COVID-19 test requirements on incoming travellers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:11:50 +0000

Canada has required all incoming international travellers over age five to take a COVID-19 test since February 22. Proof of having a vaccine does not exempt travellers from the test requirement at this time. Generally speaking, travellers need to show a test that has been taken within 72 hours of entry at the border, or […]

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Man sentenced for forging documents to enter Canada illegally

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 09:00:25 +0000

An American citizen has plead guilty for misrepresentation at the Canada-U.S. border. The man had stated that he was seeking entry in order to carry out essential work, when in reality, he wanted to visit his girlfriend who lives in Canada. The man, Lyell Sullivan Buttermore, looked to enter Canada through the Lansdowne port of […]

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Canada releases new details on how traveller information is collected at the border

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:00:13 +0000

Canada recently released more details on what information border officers collect from travellers, who can access the information, and more on data protection and rules for disclosure. Canada’s Entry/Exit Program allows the border to collect basic traveller information and share it with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The immigration department uses the information to […]

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