Federal COVID-19 border restrictions to be prolonged till a minimum of June 30, Well being Canada and the Public Well being Company of Canada announced Tuesday.
The federal authorities will proceed to require overseas vacationers to offer proof of being absolutely vaccinated.
Unvaccinated Canadian residents or everlasting residents should additionally present proof of a molecular COVID-19 take a look at carried out previous to getting into Canada and quarantine for 14 days.
All vacationers coming to Canada, no matter citizenship, should additionally proceed to submit their well being info via the ArriveCAN app previous to entry.
The announcement comes a day after a Conservative Get together movement calling on the federal authorities to elevate all remaining COVID-19 journey restrictions was defeated within the Home of Commons.
The Canadian Airports Council blamed huge customs delays throughout the nation on anti-pandemic measures and understaffing, which has led to traces so lengthy airports cannot bodily include them in some circumstances.
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra famous that some airports in Europe have additionally suffered comparable delays, regardless of having fewer journey restrictions. He mentioned the federal authorities is consulting with consultants and different jurisdictions on when border measures must be lifted.
“Clearly there’s a dialogue to get the stability proper, to verify we maintain the concentrate on public well being but additionally the fluidity of our economic system,” Alghabra informed The Canadian Press en path to a cupboard assembly on Tuesday. “That dialogue is ongoing.”
With archives from The Canadian Press.