international travel

Saskatchewan Health Authority to offer third shot of COVID vaccines for those wanting to travel internationally

Aug 17, 2021 | 1:39pm

Those needing additional COVID-19 vaccines for the purpose of international travel will be able to get their additional shots immediately according to the provincial government. According to a news release from the province, some countries will only accept travelers with specific COVID-19 vaccines, with the most common requiring two mRNA vaccines such as Pfizer or […]

Canada to implement vaccine passports this fall

Aug 11, 2021 | 5:08pm

Canada is moving forward with proof of vaccination for Canadians travelling internationally. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says Ottawa is working with the provinces to develop consistent credentials, which would likely be digital. He also says the government is also working with other countries to recognize the credentials issued in Canada. Ottawa plans to have this […]

Restrictions on international travel start to ease July 5

Jun 21, 2021 | 8:38am

Canadians and permanent residents who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will be able to return to Canada from abroad without a mandatory quarantine as of July 5. Border restrictions will begin to loosen that day, restrictions that have now been in place for 15 months. The first stage will apply only to people eligible […]

Premier Moe calls on Ottawa to allow fully vaccinated Canadians to travel abroad without quarantine

Jun 15, 2021 | 10:29am

Saskatchewan’s premier has sent a letter to federal Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Dominic LeBlanc calling on Ottawa to immediately develop and make public a comprehensive plan for cross-border travel. Specifically, Premier Scott Moe is requesting that the safe, science-based plan allows fully vaccinated Canadians to return from travel abroad without having to quarantine. “Safely adjusting the […]

International travel numbers drop across Canada with new restrictions in place

Mar 2, 2021 | 7:25am

Efforts to deter Canadians from international travel that include new testing and quarantine rules, appear to be making inroads. While most Canadians have been heeding the government’s plea not to travel outside the country, travel started to creep upwards over the Christmas holidays and early in the new year. After Ottawa imposed the new restrictions, […]