Canada releases list of government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Canada releases list of 11 government-authorized hotels for quarantine

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 22:10:09 +0000

The Canadian government has released a list of some of the hotels that are approved to host international air travellers for the mandatory quarantine requirement. Starting February 22, international air travellers to Canada must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They must then await the results of this test in a government-approved facility for up […]

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Canada extends travel restrictions one month for U.S. travellers, two months for everyone else

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 09:00:51 +0000

Canada has extended travel restrictions until March 21 for U.S. travellers, and until April 21 for travellers from other countries. Since travel restrictions were last extended in January, Canada has tightened measures at the border. International flights are only being accepted at four Canadian airports. Canada’s four major airlines are suspending flights to Mexico and […]

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Air travellers to Canada must quarantine in hotel starting Feb. 22

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 16:48:57 +0000

Air travellers to Canada will have to quarantine in a hotel for three days at their own expense starting February 22. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released the official date at a press conference on February 12, about two weeks after introducing the new coronavirus safety measure. The estimated cost to travellers who must quarantine in […]

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Negative coronavirus test required for travellers crossing Canada-U.S. land border

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 18:26:43 +0000

Canada is extending the requirement for travellers to provide a negative COVID-19 test to land border crossers as early as Feb. 15. Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, told Canadians that the test must have been done within 72 hours, and it must be a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Travellers who come to the border […]

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Temporary residents who can’t leave Canada may be able to extend their stay

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Foreign nationals in Canada whose temporary residency status is expiring soon may be able to extend their stay in Canada. Temporary residents who cannot leave Canada due to coronavirus restrictions can apply to extend their status. In their application, they need to provide Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) an explanation as to why they […]

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COVID-19 screening pilot project launched at Canada’s largest airport

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 09:00:00 +0000

Ontario is now offering free, voluntary COVID-19 testing to international travellers arriving and staying in the province for at least 14 days. The announcement was made at Pearson Airport, Canada’s leading airport, by Premier Doug Ford. The pilot project introduced by the Government of Ontario started January 6 and aims to quickly identify and stop […]

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A WHO Team Is Going to China to Investigate the Origins of COVID-19. Scientists Are Already Warning of a New Virus Threat.

Credit to Author: Miran Miyano| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:40:41 +0000

The global health body noted that the current “pandemic is far from over,” even as new research identified a novel flu that “has all the essential hallmarks of a candidate pandemic virus.”

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Scientists Remind Public Reusable Containers Are Safe Amid Fears of Pandemic Surge in Single-Use Plastics

Credit to Author: Miran Miyano| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:12:37 +0000

All the plastic from food deliveries and online shopping is piling up. But as a group of experts and the environmental group Greenpeace points out, disposable plastics aren’t inherently safer when it comes to possible virus transmission.

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