Feds to unveil travel rules for fully vaccinated citizens, permanent residents

Canada is set to detail what quarantine rules citizens and permanent residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will soon have to follow when entering the country. Public Safety and … Read More

B.C. port communities could be impacted by U.S. cruise law, harbour authority warns

VANCOUVER – When the U.S. House of Representatives swiftly passed legislation amending a historical law that some say could have severe consequences for British Columbia’s port communities, it came as … Read More

Canadians avoiding COVID-19 restrictions for air travellers fuel taxi boom on U.S. border

U.S. taxi and limousine services are seeing a boom in business from customers seeking to enter Canada by land to avoid COVID-19 restriction on international travel that applies only to … Read More

30 travellers entering Canada caught with suspected fake COVID-19 test results: CBSA

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) says it has intercepted 30 suspected “fraudulent” COVID-19 tests from people seeking to enter the country. In a statement emailed to Global News on … Read More

Feds say Canada ‘needs to be part’ of vaccine passport talks as other countries race ahead

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says that Canada “needs to be part” of the coronavirus vaccine passport conversations currently underway around the world, as some other countries begin to plan for … Read More

No sympathy for snowbirds: Most Canadians support travel restrictions, Ipsos poll finds

As travel restrictions have clipped the wings of many snowbirds hoping to fly south to their Florida homes for the winter, the vast majority of Canadians support the new travel … Read More

Charges stayed against Kentucky man ticketed for violating COVID-19 quarantine rules in Banff

Charges have been stayed against a Kentucky man accused of violating a quarantine order in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains last June. John Pennington was given a $1,200 ticket on June 25 … Read More

Hotel quarantine for travellers to begin Feb. 22, Trudeau says

New restrictions for incoming travellers will come into effect on Feb. 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday — including a fresh hotel quarantine requirement. “Later today, Minister Hajdu, … Read More

COVID-19: Calgary man says he was given no reason for quarantine in undisclosed hotel

When Mitch Beaulieu arrived home in Calgary from a business trip to Florida on Jan. 25, he says he was whisked away by police and security in a van with … Read More

‘I’m not afraid of COVID’: Why some Canadians choose to travel abroad amid a pandemic

Despite countless travel warnings from health and government officials, Canadians are still jet-setting across the world during a deadly pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced new travel restrictions … Read More

As Ottawa mulls more travel restrictions, CBSA has turned away more than 30K at border

The Canada Border Services Agency says it has so far turned away more than 30,000 foreign nationals trying to enter the country during the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as the … Read More

Trudeau: ‘no one’ should vacation right now, quarantined travellers won’t access sickness benefit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for anyone thinking about taking a vacation abroad amid the pandemic: don’t do it. And if you do, he warned, Canada won’t foot … Read More

WATCH LIVE: Alberta Premier to hold press conference amid minister’s travel controversy

Global News will carry the press conference live on this page at 2 p.m. ET Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is set to hold a news conference today as controversy swirls around … Read More

No reprimand for Alberta minister after Hawaii vacation amid COVID-19 pandemic

Premier Jason Kenney has not reprimanded Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard after she took a vacation to Hawaii despite public-health recommendations against unnecessary travel, but instead issued a new “clear directive” to … Read More

Kenney ‘disappointed’ in Alberta minister who took Hawaii vacation amid COVID-19 pandemic

Premier Jason Kenney has not reprimanded Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard after she took a vacation to Hawaii despite public-health recommendations against unnecessary travel, but instead issued a new “clear directive” to … Read More

COVID-19: RCMP charge Alberta care home worker for allegedly failing to isolate after visit to U.S.

An employee at a central Alberta care home has been charged under the Federal Quarantine Act after the RCMP alleged they did not properly self-isolate following a visit to the … Read More

Planning travel? Think again, feds urge in coronavirus ad blitz

Thinking of taking a trip during the coronavirus pandemic? Think again, a federal advertising campaign worth a total of $850,000 is urging Canadians. Read more: Trudeau urges compassion amid worsening … Read More

Coronavirus: B.C.’s top doctor says some essential workers not isolating following U.S. travel

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday she is aware of a number of cases involving essential workers who are not isolating upon return from a trip to … Read More

European borders begin to loosen but travel won’t return to pre-COVID-19 levels yet

European countries ease some border controls on Monday after coronavirus lockdowns, but Spain’s continued closure, a patchwork of restrictions elsewhere and new ways of working mean pre-pandemic levels of travel … Read More

Greece’s strict lockdown kept coronavirus deaths under 200. Now it wants to reopen

The Greek island of Mykonos’ newest bar-restaurant, Pelican, seemed to appear from nowhere. Tables, light fixtures and staff members with matching black face masks were still being slotted into place … Read More

What to know if you’re a Canadian stuck abroad amid the coronavirus outbreak

Canadians around the world are scrambling to return home as the coronavirus pandemic leads to border closures — but many aren’t having much luck. Several reports have emerged of Canadians … Read More

Canada tightens borders over coronavirus — will it curb COVID-19’s spread?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to tighten Canada’s borders in an effort to flatline the number of COVID-19 cases in the country was met with mixed reaction from experts on … Read More