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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U.S. border remains closed to Canadian tourists

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:47:08 +0000

The U.S. has extended its travel restrictions on Canadians crossing the border by land and ferry. The U.S. government released a notice on its registrar extending existing measures starting at midnight on July 22, and remaining in effect until August 21 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. It comes just days after Canada announced it would […]

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Canada’s border could open to all fully vaccinated tourists in September

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 03:04:44 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office is saying the Canada-U.S. border could start opening to fully vaccinated tourists in mid-August, and by early September for all other countries. On July 15, the prime minister spoke with provincial leaders and the minister of intergovernmental affairs on a number of topics. Among them were Canada’s vaccination rates and […]

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When will Canada reopen the border?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 09:00:46 +0000

Canada has renewed travel restrictions every month since the pandemic hit, but this July might be different. The federal government is now saying 75 per cent of Canadians need to be fully vaccinated before the border reopens. The latest government data show that 31 per cent of eligible Canadians are fully vaccinated, and 76 per […]

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Canada’s travel rules at a glance

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 09:00:05 +0000

Canada’s first phase of easing travel restrictions begins today, July 5. As of 12:01 a.m. Eastern, fully vaccinated travellers who are exempt from border restrictions can now skip quarantine. They also do not have to do day-eight testing. Those arriving by air do not need to stay at a government-authorized hotel to await their on-arrival […]

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Canada’s measures for fully vaccinated travellers now begin earlier

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 17:58:29 +0000

Fully vaccinated travellers will benefit from the reduced quarantine measure almost 24 hours earlier than expected. Starting July 5 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time, fully vaccinated travellers will not have to quarantine for 14 days or complete a day-eight test. Also, those arriving by air will not have to stay at a government-approved hotel to […]

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IRCC provides new instructions to expired COPR holders

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 20:29:26 +0000

The federal government has released details on the process for allowing approved permanent residents to travel to Canada if their documents have expired. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) have released instructions to expired Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) holders on how they can renew their documents so that they can travel. Canada does not […]

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An overview of Canada’s PNP immigration results for June 2021

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 09:00:53 +0000

Over the past month, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) maintained a steady pace in issuing invitations to apply for provincial nomination. Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec and Nunavut, operate their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP). Each province adopts its own criteria for selecting foreign workers eligible for Canadian permanent residence under its respective PNP. […]

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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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