Canada-U.S. border news brings travel hope. Here’s how to do it safely

With the news that the Canada-U.S. border restrictions are set to lift come November, Canadians might find themselves loading up on gas and preparing to take advantage of the newfound … Read More

Don’t travel unless ‘absolutely necessary,’ Hajdu reminds Canada ahead of holiday season

As the weather starts to get colder and Canadians start eyeing sunny destinations to the south, Health Minister Patty Hajdu has a reminder: non-essential travel is still not advised. Hajdu … Read More

Canadian snowbirds concerned as U.S. land border closure drags on

As fall kicks off and winter approaches, Canadian snowbirds are busy planning their trips down south with greater interest this year. While the threat of COVID-19 in Canada and the … Read More

Canada makes it to U.K.’s ‘green’ travel list

The United Kingdom is moving Canada to its “green” list for travel beginning next Monday. That means Canadians travelling to the U.K. will not have to quarantine upon arrival, even … Read More

Hawaii governor says non-essential travel to state ‘risky’ as COVID-19 surges

Hawaii’s governor asked Monday that visitors and residents reduce travel to the islands to essential business only while the state struggles to control COVID-19 as the highly contagious delta variant … Read More

Provinces divided on making use of COVID-19 vaccine passports. Here’s why

After months of deliberation, federal officials announced Wednesday that Canada will be getting a COVID-19 vaccine passport for international travel that is expected to be ready in the fall. The … Read More

U.S. eases COVID-19 travel advisory for Canada — but no word on border reopening

The U.S. State Department has lowered the COVID-19 travel advisory for Canada to “Level 2 Exercise Increased Caution,” according to a statement on Tuesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Read More

Kids at risk as Canada-U.S. border rules set to ease amid Delta surge: experts

Starting Monday, fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents who want to come to Canada for non-essential reasons can do so. But with the Delta variant surging in the U.S., … Read More

Canada will allow fully vaccinated American leisure travellers as of Aug. 9

American citizens and permanent residents who want to come to Canada for non-essential reasons and are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to do so starting on Aug. 9. … Read More

Loosened COVID-19 travel rules boost visits to Canada — but half still turned away

The number of incoming visitors to Canada has been gradually increasing in the days since travel restrictions began easing for fully vaccinated, eligible travellers — and the country’s border agents … Read More

Here’s what to know about relaxed travel rules for fully vaccinated Canadians

Relaxed travel rules for fully vaccinated Canadians may make visiting the United States easier for some, but uncertainly around travelling with unvaccinated children is already causing frustration for others, travel … Read More

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

ANALYSIS: Nasal lube, DIY COVID-19 tests and the reality of covering summits in a pandemic

“Ralph Goodale will scrum with reporters at the media centre this afternoon.” Scrum. I couldn’t believe my ears. For 15 months, political reporters across Canada have had little to no … Read More

Canadians could travel safely within the country this summer, but with conditions: experts

As provinces start rolling out their reopening plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts are encouraging Canadians to get vaccinated and stay vigilant with public health measures if they want to … Read More

New Zealand to explore more ‘travel bubbles’ with other countries later this year

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday her government will explore more travel “bubbles” and lead trade delegations later this year to re-connect with a post-pandemic world after … Read More

Ottawa consulting on stricter border measures, won’t stop flights from India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is indicating the federal government is looking at additional COVID-19 measures to protect international borders but won’t stop flights into Canada from India. In an interview … Read More

Travellers to pay ‘more than $2K’ for new mandatory COVID-19 hotel quarantine, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is cracking down on non-essential travel, announcing a slew of measures including the suspension of all flights to sunny destinations amid the coronavirus pandemic. “With the … Read More

Turbulent financial times for Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport

Travel restrictions and low passenger traffic have forced Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to drastically cut costs to survive the ongoing pandemic. Federal travel restrictions allowing only essential travel have … Read More