Canada extends travel restrictions till July 21

Immiboards ― Canada has extended the restrictions on international travellers until July 21. US-Canada border restriction for non-essential travel will continue.

In coordination with the U.S., Canada extended the restrictions non-essential international and with U.S. by another month. This means Canada travel restriction will continue till next month.

The Public Safety minister, Bill Blair shared this news via Twitter:

He also shared that the government plans to announce measures for fully vaccinated Canadians, PRs and exempt travellers on June 21, 2021.

Update: CBSA has also confirmed this news and posted it on their handle:

Canada has implemented travel restrictions since March 2020 and extended travel restriction ever since. The US-Canada border has been closed for non-essential travel after mutual agreement between both countries.

US-Canada border restriction continues to be in place.

As per an earlier report, the Canadian Public Health minister had shared that Canada may relax quarantine rule for exempt travellers by early July.

Health Minister Patty Hajdu had said that the government is looking to ease restrictions in stages, starting early July.

This relaxation of the rules applies may only to Canadian citizens and exempt travellers who have obtained both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada like AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson.

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