Travellers must be fully vaccinated to enter Canada starting January 15

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2022 13:00:55 +0000

Travellers to Canada will now have to be fully vaccinated in order to enter to country. Some exempt travellers may still enter, but will be subject to testing, quarantine and other public health measures. Canada already required non-essential travellers from foreign countries to be vaccinated. Starting today, January 15, essential travellers must also be fully […]

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Canadian immigration in 2022: A preview of the year ahead

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 13:00:58 +0000

The coronavirus pandemic is set to continue to loom large over Canadian immigration in 2022. The pandemic is causing Canada to constantly update its travel restrictions. It has also created greater application backlogs, and a shift in Canada’s policies to prioritize applicants within Canada. Despite the pandemic, however, the Canadian government has remained committed to […]

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Canada lifts ban on 10 African countries

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 16:30:34 +0000

Canada is lifting the ban on international travel from the 10 countries in Africa starting December 18 at 11:59 p.m. Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos made the announcement on December 17. Canada first implemented the ban on November 26 to seven African countries, but within days expanded to 10: South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, […]

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Canadian government advising Canadians not to travel abroad for non-essential reasons

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 13:19:59 +0000

The Canadian government is advising Canadians not to travel ahead of the holiday season. Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said the advisory against international travel is going back in place. At a press conference alongside other federal ministers, Duclos also said the government will continue to increase testing capacity at ports of entry. Prime Minister Justin […]

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Canada set to tighten travel rules in response to Omicron

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 13:19:59 +0000

Early reports from multiple media outlets suggest the Canadian government is announcing more travel restrictions today. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with premieres lat night to discuss public health measures, including travel restrictions. Reports say non-essential travel and quarantine measures could be on the table. Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration I just spoke […]

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Canada’s new Omicron travel rules at a glance

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 14:00:04 +0000

After the Omicron variant emerged, Canada implemented a slew of new travel restrictions. Travellers from 10 African countries were hit with increased restrictions last week. The affected nations include: Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Foreign nationals who have been to any of these countries within the past 14 […]

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Canada updates travel rules for Canadians flying in from South Africa

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 15:30:32 +0000

Canada has temporarily tweaked its travel rules to allow Canadians to return home from South Africa without having to do a COVID-19 test in a third country. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be able to get a pre-departure test in South Africa, provided they meet all of the following eligibility requirements on the government […]

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Canada adds more countries to travel ban list over Omicron variant concerns

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 21:46:30 +0000

The Canadian government announced this afternoon that several more countries have been added to the list of those currently subject to stricter border measures. This is a developing story. CIC News will continue to update it once the Canadian government publishes official guidelines. The countries added to the list are Nigeria, Egypt, and Malawi. As […]

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Canada bans flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 08:00:59 +0000

The Canadian government announced that it will limit travel to southern Africa, a region which has reported cases of a new COVID-19 variant of concern. As of November 26, all foreign nationals who have travelled through the seven affected countries in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Canada. The affected nations […]

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Canada opening 8 more airports to international travel

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 20:58:53 +0000

Canada will be reopening more airports to international fights starting on November 30, the same day that passengers and crews will have to prove that they are fully vaccinated if they want to depart from a Canadian airport. “Increased vaccination levels have allowed us to safely re-open these additional Canadian airports to international passenger flights,” […]

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