Canadians say 75% should be vaccinated before border reopens

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 09:00:36 +0000

Justin Trudeau’s government says the Canada-U.S. border will not open to tourism until at least 75 per cent of Canadians are fully vaccinated — and the majority of Canadians agree. Responses from a new Angus Reil poll suggest Canadians are still cautious about reopening the border. The majority say — if the choice was theirs […]

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What vaccinated travellers need to know before entering Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2021 09:00:27 +0000

As part of Canada’s phased approach to easing border measures, fully vaccinated travellers who are exempt from travel restrictions will not need to quarantine nor will they need to take a COVID-19 test on day-8, beginning on July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Vaccinated travellers coming to Canada before that date will still need to quarantine. […]

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When will Canada lift its travel ban on India?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 05:00:10 +0000

Last week, Canada extended the travel ban for all direct passenger and business flights from India until July 21, 2021. Canada first introduced the travel ban on both India and Pakistan on April 22 amid concerns about rising cases of COVID-19 variants. Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer had said that the variant in India shows […]

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Canada’s travel ban from India extended

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:59:32 +0000

Canada has extended the travel ban for all direct passenger and business flights from India until July 21, 2021, but not from Pakistan. The travel ban from both countries first went into place on April 22 for 30 days, until May 22, and was extended another 30 days until June 21. Cargo flights carrying vaccines […]

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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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Vaccine Passports: A New Era in Travelling?

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 09:00:55 +0000

The ramping up of vaccination around the world makes it possible to envision a world in which the average person again has the possibility to travel again, whether within their own district, country, or beyond. Given the trauma of COVID-19, however, there is still considerable apprehension among many individuals — and the governments who lead […]

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Canadians not in a rush to reopen border

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 09:00:54 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government started planning for the Canada-U.S. border to reopen, but Canadians are in no hurry. Over three quarters of Canadians also agree that whenever the border reopens, travellers to Canada should show proof of vaccination. This is according to a poll conducted by Angus Reid Institute. The poll also […]

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