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All Canadian Air, Rail and Sea Travellers Must by Vaccinated

The Federal Government announced yesterday (October 6, 2021) that all travellers must be fully vaccinated by October 30, 2021 before boarding planes, trains or marine vessels. Who needs to be fully vaccinated? All...

Understanding the Current Canada-U.S. Border

There has been a lot of confusion on who can cross the Canada-United States border, seeing as each country has their own respective rules in place. Today, we will try to break down the highlights of each...

Airlines Asking Staff to Work for Free?

An article from CBC: Summer travel surge has WestJet and Air Canada asking for volunteer help is reporting that Canadian airlines are now asking their staff to work for free. The U.S. had Delta Air Lines...

Canadian Border Changes Effective Today

About a month ago, the Canadian government opened its borders, slightly, for U.S. residents. Though not fully open, travel restrictions were eased. Effective today, September 7, 2021, the exemption list...

Fully Vaccinated Americans can enter Canada?

Effective today (August 9, 2021), fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents of the United States can enter Canada and skip some of the quarantine rules. The rest of the world (i.e. other...

Conditions for Exemptions of Fully Vaccinated Canadian Travellers

Effective July 5, 2021, the Canadian will go from no exemption to some exemptions for fully vaccinated travellers (from land or by air) who meet specific conditions. There are no exceptions for partially-vaccinated...

Government Increasing Hotel Quarantine Fines

The last time we wrote (May 4, 2021) about this topic, the Prime Minister of Canada warn that travellers could see stiffer penalties for not following the quarantine rules. Exactly a month later, the Canadian...

No Evidence of Fines for Breaking Hotel Quarantine?

So far, it seems like news agencies are able to report on what the government says, like: CTV reporting that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says: “hundreds of fines have been issued”...

Quarantine Process in Canada (updated April 9, 2021)

See also: COVID-19 Updates Since February 22, 2021, people entering Canada have had to quarantine at an approved hotel, however, there are exceptions to the rule (discussed below). This is an addition...

Approved List of Hotels for Quarantine Now Live

It is official, the February 22, 2021 hotel quarantine rules for incoming air travellers are now in effect and the list of approved hotels are out on the Government of Canada website. Keep in mind that...

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