12 Alberta jobs that increased in demand due to the pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 12:00:57 +0000

A Canadian government study highlights some of the occupations that actually increased in demand due to the pandemic in Alberta. Although many sectors were negatively impacted by coronavirus-related shutdowns, some actually have more job openings. Of course since the job market is in eternal flux, these are only short-term changes. Discover if You’re Eligible for […]

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FAQ: Travel to Canada as a tourist in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 09:00:41 +0000

Canada is finally opening up to tourists after keeping the border tightly-zipped for the past 17 months, but things are still not totally back to normal. In early July, the gradual reopening of the Canadian border began with fully vaccinated exempt travellers. Then on July 19, Health Canada announced that restrictions would be even less […]

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International students still need quarantine plan at Canada border

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:00:07 +0000

Although Canada has begun easing border measures, having a quarantine plan is still required at the border — even if you don’t actually use it. Fully vaccinated travellers no longer have to quarantine for two weeks. Starting August 9, if you are fully vaccinated, you no longer need an on arrival test unless you get […]

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India flights to Canada: When will they be allowed?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 05:00:31 +0000

Earlier this week Canada extended its ban on flights from India until at least August 21. The extension of the ban comes amid Canada continuing to ease its coronavirus travel restrictions for the rest of the world. Denying flights from India is extremely disruptive to both Indians and Canadians alike. India is one of Canada’s […]

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U.S. tourists to Canada: Do you have a criminal record?

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:30:14 +0000

Fully-vaccinated tourists from the United States will be able to travel to Canada effective August 9, 2021. The exemption will apply to U.S. citizens and permanent residents currently living in the U.S. They must have been completed their vaccination at least two weeks before coming to Canada. Canada will not require all visitors to take […]

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Canada extends India flight ban until August 21

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:27:42 +0000

Canada is extending its flight ban on India. The restrictions will roll over for one more month until August 21. On April 22, 2021, Canada introduced a travel ban on both India and Pakistan due to concerns on rising cases of COVID-19 variants. All passenger and business flights from the two countries were suspended. The […]

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Canada reopening border to fully vaccinated tourists

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:19:36 +0000

Canada is reopening the border to fully vaccinated tourists this summer. Summary of new policies: Fully vaccinated U.S. tourists can enter Canada starting August 9 Hotel quarantine policy ending August 9 Fully vaccinated children of Canadians, and other exempt travellers to have amended quarantine starting August 9 Fully vaccinated tourists from all countries can enter […]

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Canada to provide update today on India flight travel

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:27:42 +0000

Canada’s government is holding a press conference today, Monday July 19 at 1:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST). Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will continue to update it throughout the day. The purpose of the press conference is for Canada’s ministers to provide an overview of the country’s new coronavirus travel rules. […]

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Canada announcing updates to border measures today

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:19:36 +0000

Canadian ministers are announcing updates to border measures today, July 19. Note: This story is developing. CIC News will update it throughout the day. A news conference with federal government officials is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Health Canada, lead by Health Minister Patty Hajdu, is expected to announce some border easing of border […]

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