Canada is easing its travel restrictions. Here’s what you need to know | CBC News
After more than a year of travel restrictions that have impacted most Canadians, the federal government has finally begun to ease the rules.
Ottawa has embarked on Phase 1 of a multiphase approach to lift its travel restrictions. However, the government warns that the process will be gradual — based on scientific data and not people’s pleas to reopen the borders.
Here’s what changes are happening soon and what to expect as more Canadians get vaccinated.
Phase 1: Vaccinated travellers can skip quarantine
Since the start of the pandemic, Canada has kept its borders closed to most non-essential traffic and required a 14-day quarantine for travellers allowed to enter.
The government upped the ante in late February, mandating that travellers take a COVID-19 test upon arrival…