Canada has extended international travel restrictions in place due to coronavirus until January 21, 2021, while also introducing a mechanism to allow international amateur athletes to have their applications to enter the country considered. The extension means restrictions will have been in place for 10 months as countries all over the world, including Canada, battle
Canada has extended international travel restrictions in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus by another month, to October 31, 2020. The decision was made via a federal government Order in Council, published on September 28. The existing travel restrictions, in place since March, had been due to expire on September 30. It means that
Canada has moved to extend international travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision to extend the restrictions until September 30 was announced Friday on Twitter by Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. It means the restrictions will now be in place for at least six months, after initially
Canada is set to extend travel restrictions on most foreign travellers for another month, to the end of August. The federal government has issued an Order in Council dated July 30, extending the travel restrictions to August 31. The restrictions, barring entry to all except citizens and permanent residents – with some exemptions – was
Canada has seen a significant uptick in the number of people entering the country at airports and across the border with the United States, despite restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) figures show the number of international air travellers arriving at airports rose to 30,000 per week in
Canada is set to extend its entry ban on all foreign travellers to prevent the spread of coronavirus for another month, until July 31, 2020. The restrictions, barring entry to all except citizens and permanent residents – with some exemptions – was due to expire at the end of June. However, a Canada Border Services
Canada’s federal government officials tasked with implementing Canada-U.S. border restrictions in place due to coronavirus need to be on the same page in their interpretation of the new rules. Guidance from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on who can cross the border is differing in practice from the interpretation of Canada Border Services Agency officials.
Over the last three years, an unexplained 50 per cent drop in deportations, both national and local, has a former senior executive with Canada’s border agency worried. Reg Williams, the former director of immigration enforcement at the Canada Border Service Agency’s Greater Toronto enforcement centre, has written to the Clerk of the Privy Council, claiming