Canada easing border restrictions effective Aug. 9
Last updated 7/20/2021 at 9:33am
The government of Canada announced Monday the details of its approach to easing border measures for some travellers entering Canada.
These measures will come into force Aug. 9 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time.
It is important to note that, in the meantime, travel restrictions remain in place for all foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens. Seeking entry to Canada for discretionary — non-essential — travel such as tourism and recreation continues to be prohibited until then.
Examples of discretionary travel include, but are not limited to: hikes across the border, socia...