- The vaccine requires random testing to continue at airports and land border crossings.
- Specific rules vary depending on travelers’ age, citizenship, and vaccination status.
The Public Health Agency of Canada states COVID-19 limitations at the border will stay in place for at least another month.
The agency declared on Twitter the day after Parliament voted down a Conservative opposition motion to revert to pre-pandemic laws for travel.
Several pandemic limitations exist at Canadian airports and land borders, including vaccine orders, random COVID-19 tests, and international travelers’ requirements to reply to pandemic-related questions on the ArriveCan app.
Specific rules vary, counting on travelers’ age, citizenship, and vaccination status.
The Canadian Airports Council has condemned enormous customs delays across the nation on the pandemic measures and an insufficient number of staff — factors, it says, that has led to lineups so long that airports, in some cases, can’t physically contain them.
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says discussions about balancing public health measures with the economy’s needs are ongoing.
Source – cbc.ca