Canada to End COVID Travel Restrictions on October 1
Canada will drop its remaining COVID-19 restrictions for travelers starting Oct. 1, including vaccination and masking requirements for flights and trains.
Incoming travelers will no longer have to provide proof of vaccination, take a COVID-19 test before or on arrival, or follow quarantine rules, Canada’s health agency announced Monday, citing the country’s high vaccination rates.
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“Thanks largely to Canadians who have rolled up their sleeves to get vaccinated, we have reached the point where we can safely lift the sanitary measures at the border,” said Canadian Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos. “However, we expect COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses will continue to circulate over the cold months, so I encourage everyone to stay up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinati …