Canada prepares to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated travelers

09 Juin, 2021, 05:55 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
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On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the eventual easing of travel restrictions and quarantine rules will apply to those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

While there have been discussions about potentially easing travel restrictions, the federal government has not said when they will be lifted. The letter was reported first by Bloomberg News. Travelers entering Canada would still be tested for the coronavirus and may be required to quarantine for a shorter period, according to the report.

"Businesses need time to plan", Mark Agnew, a vice president at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said by phone.

When pressed on when he expected border restrictions to ease, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix said Monday he didn't wish to make any guesses. "It would help facilitate a safe and gradual return to a more normal life". Air Canada and Transat AT Inc. rose as much as 5.4 per cent and 5.7 per cent, respectively, in Tuesday trading. "That's why we continue to encourage people to get double vaccinated to make sure we can end with this as quickly as possible". "We want to start traveling again", he told reporters, before flagging the need for increased vaccine coverage. More than 60% of Canadians have received a first dose with about 8% fully vaccinated, according to data tracked by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

Every month since March 2020, Canada and the US have extended the border restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Tourism Saskatchewan echoed Harrison's statement, saying the lack of cross-border travel is hurting Saskatchewan outfitters. "Our occupancy rate has been a little lower than 20 per cent".

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"Even though one dose has allowed us to significantly protect Canadians, to remove numerous pressures from our public health systems, it is still an incomplete protection and we need people to get the full two doses of their vaccines", he said.

The Prime Minister, however, did not offer any timeline for reopening the border.

This weekend, I called for answers and said I would be pursuing all legislative angles to get them.

Diodati said the best way to achieve easing border restrictions is for the USA and Canada to work together on the matter and provide transparency. The border between the two nations has been closed to most non-essential travel since the start of the pandemic. An extension of the measures for another month would be a huge blow for the tourism sector, restricting movement for the July 1 national holiday in Canada and the July 4 weekend in the U.S.

April's federal budget promised an injection of $1 billion over three years, starting this fiscal year, for the tourism and festival industry forced to close or cancel events because of public health measures.

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