Canada Lifts Global Advisory on Non Essential Travel, Still Advises Against Cruises

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Travellers are seen astatine  Vancouver International Airport successful  Richmond, B.C., connected  March 13, 2020.  (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

Travellers are seen astatine Vancouver International Airport successful Richmond, B.C., connected March 13, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

OTTAWA—The national authorities has lifted a planetary advisory asking Canadians to debar non-essential question extracurricular the country, but continues to counsel against question connected cruise ships.

The planetary question advisory was enactment successful spot successful March 2020 arsenic the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

The authorities of Canada’s website present shows advisories for each destination country, arsenic it did anterior to the pandemic.

It besides urges Canadians to guarantee they are afloat vaccinated against the caller coronavirus earlier travelling abroad, and to enactment informed of the COVID-19 concern astatine their destination.

The determination comes arsenic the national authorities announced it had reached an statement with the provinces connected a caller nationalist vaccine passport for home and planetary travel.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that provinces and territories person agreed to set their ain vaccine passports to springiness them the aforesaid look, consciousness and information measures based connected the planetary modular for alleged astute wellness cards.

Several person already started distributing proof-of-vaccination documents, including Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Canada opened its borders past period to non-essential planetary travellers who person received some doses of a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine, and to afloat vaccinated travellers from the United States successful August.

The U.S. authorities precocious announced that its onshore borders volition reopen to non-essential Canadian travellers connected Nov. 8.

The Canadian Press

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