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British Columbia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation or proof of vaccination for domestic travellers entering British Columbia.

No self-isolation upon entering British Columbia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering British Columbia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering British Columbia. Some Indigenous communities in BC are not welcoming visitors at this time. Indigenous Tourism BC has a list of Indigenous experiences in the province that are currently open and welcoming visitors.

Non-essential travel to or from the Interior is discouraged until individuals are fully vaccinated.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to British Columbia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - BC is in Step 3 of its 4-step Restart Plan.

As of October 12, masks are mandatory throughout British Columbia in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): As of September 28, proof of full vaccination is required to access some events, services and businesses for anyone aged 12 and older.

Rest of province: Proof of vaccination is required to access some events, services and businesses. As of September 13, people aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, people aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated.

Events, businesses and services will ask to see proof of vaccination and valid government ID.

Hotels & Accommodation

Northern Health region (except Terrace, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Stikine, Telegraph Creek, Snow Country and Nisga’a): As of October 15, people aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend indoor and outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals. Indoor personal gatherings can have 1 household plus maximum 5 people and outdoor personal gatherings can have 1 household plus maximum 25 people.

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): As of September 28, indoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals are limited to 5 people plus the occupants unless all attendees aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated. Outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals are limited to 10 people plus the occupants unless all attendees aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

Interior Health Region: Gatherings at vacation rentals (e.g. houseboats, Airbnbs) are limited to five people plus the occupants.

Rest of province: Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Northern Health region (except Terrace, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Stikine, Telegraph Creek, Snow Country and Nisga’a): As of October 15, proof of full vaccination for people aged 12 and older is required to access all licensed establishments, establishments that offer table service and tasting rooms without full meal service. Alcohol cannot be served between 10pm and 9am. Bars and nightclubs that do not offer full meal service are closed. Fast food restaurants and unlicensed cafes without table service can either offer takeout only or require people aged 12 and older to provide proof of vaccination.

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): As of September 28, proof of full vaccination for people aged 12 and older is required to access all restaurants, cafes, pubs, breweries and nightclubs.

Rest of province: Proof of vaccination is required to access all restaurants, cafes, pubs, breweries and nightclubs. As of September 13, people aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, people aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated.

Activities & Attractions

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): As of September 28, proof of full vaccination for people aged 12 and older is required to attend casinos, concerts, movie theatres, performances and sporting events.

Rest of province: Proof of vaccination is required to access casinos, concerts, movie theatres, performances and sporting events. As of September 13, people aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, people aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated. As of October 25, concerts, movie theatres, performances and sporting events can operate at full capacity.

Businesses are in transition from a COVID-19 Safety Plan to a communicable disease plan. Some safety measures will remain, like physical barriers. Casinos are open at reduced capacity. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Most parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open.

Free day-use passes are required to visit Garibaldi, Golden Ears, Joffre Lakes, Mount Robson and Stawamus Chief provincial parks. Provincial park campground reservations open two months in advance at the time of booking. Group camping sites have returned to normal occupancy levels.

Alberta

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation or proof of vaccination for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

No self-isolation upon entering Alberta for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Alberta, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Alberta provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of vaccination, a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption will be required to access non-essential businesses and events that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program. Businesses that do not implement this program have additional restrictions.

For those who choose to provide proof of vaccination to access non-essential businesses and events: until October 25, anyone aged 12 and older must show proof of one dose taken at least 2 weeks earlier. As of October 26, anyone aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with the second dose received at least 2 weeks earlier.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and on public transit. 

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Amenities at accommodation establishments are limited to 33% maximum capacity.

Restaurants & Dining

All licenced establishments, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs, that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program can resume regular operations. To access, people are required to show proof of vaccination, a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

For establishments that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program, indoor dining is not permitted. Outdoor dining will be permitted for 1 household with up to 6 people per table or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Liquor sales must end at 10pm and consumption by 11pm.

Activities & Attractions

Retail businesses are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However, capacity is restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only, or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

All entertainment businesses and entities, including casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums and galleries, that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program can resume regular operations. To access, people are required to show proof of vaccination, a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

Businesses and entities that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

Saskatchewan

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation or proof of vaccination for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

No self-isolation upon entering Saskatchewan for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Saskatchewan, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Saskatchewan provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Saskatchewan is in Step 3 of the Re-Opening Roadmap.

As of October 1: Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access some businesses and event venues. See the list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout Saskatchewan in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 18, proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access seated dining in restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other licenced establishments. This also includes fast-food restaurants, liquor manufacturers conducting retail liquor sales and liquor stores that hold a liquor restaurant or tavern permit. Proof of vaccination will not be required for food pickup or at food courts.

Activities & Attractions

As of October 18, proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access event and entertainment venues, including casinos, movie theatres, concert and live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events.

Manitoba

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Manitoba for fully vaccinated domestic travellers. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated domestic travellers must complete a 14-day self-isolation. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated domestic travellers are exempt from self-isolation.

No self-isolation upon entering Manitoba for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Manitoba, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for fully vaccinated domestic travellers entering Manitoba. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated domestic travellers are required to self-isolate.

Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted, with exceptions for those who are fully vaccinated, those who are travelling directly to cottages, provincial parks, campgrounds or hunting and fishing lodges, and other specific exceptions.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Manitoba provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions in Manitoba are in the orange (restricted) response level.

Masks are mandatory throughout Manitoba in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination for indoor and outdoor dining at all restaurants, bars and other licenced establishments.

Proof of vaccination is required for dine-in at food courts.

Activities & Attractions

All retail operations can resume regular operations.

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend movie theatres, casinos, recreational facilities, indoor and outdoor ticketed sporting events, performing arts events and concerts. Children aged 11 and under will be able to attend events and activities with a fully immunized adult.

Proof of vaccination is also required to attend museums and galleries.

Ontario

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation or proof of vaccination required for domestic travellers entering Ontario.

No self-isolation upon entering Ontario for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Ontario, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Ontario. 

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Ontario provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Ontario is in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen.

Proof of full vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) plus proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings, with a focus on indoor settings.

Find additional details here.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place. Indoor recreational facilities that are part of the operations can open with restrictions.

Overnight camping at campgrounds and campsites, including in Ontario Parks, can operate.

Other restrictions may apply.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) plus proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor dining at restaurants and bars, and other food and drink establishments without dance facilities. It is also required for both indoor and outdoor areas of food or drink establishments with dance facilities, including nightclubs, restoclubs and other similar establishments.

Indoor and outdoor dining is permitted at restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments with no limits to the number of patrons per table, and with 2 metre physical distancing in place.

Nightclubs can open to 25% capacity or 250 people, whichever is less, and with 2 metre physical distancing in place.

Other restrictions may apply.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) plus proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access  indoor sporting events, racing venues, sports/ fitness/ recreational facilities, casinos, concerts, cinemas and theatres, as well as select outdoor venues with a usual capacity of 20,000+ people.

As of October 9, capacity limits have been lifted to allow 100% capacity in concert venues, theatres, cinemas, spectator areas of sports facilities, plus horseracing and car racing tracks. These settings require full proof of vaccination to access.

Retail business can operate with 2 metre physical distancing in place.

Amusement parks and waterparks can operate to maximum 75% capacity outdoors and maximum 50% capacity indoors, with other restrictions.

Drive-in or drive-through venues can operate with restrictions.

Casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments can operate to maximum 50% capacity, with other restrictions.

Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions can operate to maximum 75% capacity outdoors and 50% capacity indoors, with other restrictions.

Tour and guide services can operate with 2 metre distancing in place. Boat tours can operate up to a maximum 50% capacity, with 2 metre physical distancing in place.

Other restrictions may apply.

Quebec

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation required for domestic travellers entering Quebec.

No self-isolation upon entering Quebec for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Quebec, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Quebec.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Quebec provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions are in Level 1 – Vigilance (green) of Quebec’s regional alert system.

A vaccine passport is required by Quebec residents aged 13 and older to access many events, services and businesses. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Quebec residents aged 13 and older must show their vaccine passport to dine or drink (indoors and outdoors) at all restaurants, bars, breweries and taverns.

People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

Restaurant indoor dining can have up to 10 people or 3 private residences per table. Outdoor dining can have up to 20 people per table.

Bars, breweries, taverns and casinos can open to maximum 50% capacity; alcohol sales must cease at 1am and establishments must close by 2am. Indoor dining can have up to 10 people or 3 private residences per table. Outdoor patios can have up to 20 people per table.

All establishments are required to capture the contact information of patrons

Activities & Attractions

Quebec residents aged 13 and older must show their vaccine passport to access many activities and attractions, including museums, zoos, aquariums, casinos and cinemas. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

There are no capacity restrictions for retail stores. Most other businesses can operate with distancing measures in place.

As of October 8, cinemas and theatres can operate at full capacity.

New Brunswick

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self isolation required for fully vaccinated domestic travellers entering New Brunswick. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated domestic travellers, including New Brunswick residents, are required to self-isolate for 14 days, or until receiving a negative result from testing on day 10.

No self-isolation upon entering New Brunswick for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering New Brunswick, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Travel to and from circuit breaker regions (Zone 1 (Moncton region) as far north as and including Sainte-Anne-de-Kent and including Havelock in Zone 2; the northern portion of Zone 3 from and including Deerville and Florenceville-Bristol, but excluding Hayesville and Parker Ridge; all of Zone 4 (Edmundston region); all of Zone 5 (Campbellton region) is restricted to those who must travel for essential reasons or to events where proof of full vaccination is required.

All Canadian residents entering New Brunswick, including New Brunswick residents re-entering the province, must pre-register, with restrictions for those who are not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated. 

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to New Brunswick provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and have pre-registered. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of October 22, a circuit breaker is in place in all of Zone 5 (Campbellton region).

As of October 8, a circuit breaker is in place in Zone 1 (Moncton region) as far north as and including Sainte-Anne-de-Kent and including Havelock in Zone 2; the northern portion of Zone 3 from and including Deerville and Florenceville-Bristol, but excluding Hayesville and Parker Ridge; and all of Zone 4 (Edmundston region)Zone 1 – Moncton region as far north as and including Sainte-Anne-de-Kent; Zone 3 –­­­ upper Saint John River valley north of and including Florenceville-Bristol; and Zone 4 – Edmundston region.

Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here.

New Brunswick is in Phase 3 of its 3-phase provincial reopening plan, Path to Green. 

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants and bars, other food and drink establishments and nightclubs.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor performing arts and sports events, festivals, recreational facilities, casinos, concerts, cinemas and theatres. See the full list here.

Nova Scotia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of October 4, domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia from all provinces and territories (including Atlantic provinces) must follow self-isolation protocol dependent on vaccination status: 2 doses at least 14 days before arrival = no self-isolation; 1 or 0 doses = 7-day self-isolation and 2 negative tests.

No self-isolation upon entering Nova Scotia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Nova Scotia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - As of October 4, no travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Nova Scotia from all provinces and territories (including Atlantic provinces), but they must complete the Safe Check-in Form and refer to the self-isolation protocol dependent on vaccine status.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Nova Scotia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of October 4, Nova Scotia is in Phase 5 of its reopening plan. Proof of full vaccination is now required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here

Masks remain mandatory throughout Nova Scotia in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Both provincial and private campgrounds may open.

While accommodations are not subject to proof of full vaccination, some businesses may introduce their own vaccination requirements for guests.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 4, proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access full-service at restaurants, food establishments and other licenced establishments, both indoors and outdoors.

Restaurants and licenced establishments can operate indoor and outdoor seated service at full capacity.

Proof of vaccination is not required for take-out and drive-through.

Activities & Attractions

As of October 4, proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to participate in most events and activities that bring groups of people together, including cinemas, theatres and sports stadiums; bus, boat, and walking tours; and museums and art galleries. See the full list here.

Retail businesses, museums, and recreation and leisure facilities can operate at full capacity. Proof of vaccination is not be required for retail stores. Note that some businesses not subject to proof of full vaccination may introduce their own vaccination requirements for customers.

Parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open.

Prince Edward Island

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 28, fully vaccinated people aged 12 and older entering Prince Edward Island from any province or territory and who have a PEI Pass do not have to self-isolate but are asked to get tested at least once between day 4 and day 8 after arrival. All school-age children under 12 years of age are asked to get tested twice, on day 4 and on day 8.

As of September 30, all travellers over the age of 8 entering Prince Edward Island, regardless of vaccination status, will be tested at point of entry.

Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated PEI residents and Canadian visitors entering Prince Edward Island from any province or territory are required to complete a declaration form and self-isolate for 8 days, with testing at point of entry and on day 8.

As of September 28, no self-isolation upon entering Prince Edward Island for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. All travellers, regadless of vaccination status, are asked to get tested at least once between day 4 and day 8 after arrival. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Prince Edward Island, but are asked to get tested twice, on day 4 and on day 8, and must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - As of September 25, residents of Prince Edward Island are advised to avoid non-essential out-of-province travel.

All Canadian residents can travel to Prince Edward Island with restrictions for those who do not have a PEI Pass. As of September 28, a P.E.I. Pass will only be issued to individuals who have received their second dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days prior.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have a PEI Pass can travel to Prince Edward Island provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of October 5, the P.E.I. Vax Pass policy is in effect. People aged 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) along with photo ID to access certain businesses and settings. See a list here.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces.

Prince Edward Island is in Step 4 of its 5-step provincial reopening plan, Moving Forward 2021.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 5, proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) is required for people aged 12 and older to access dine-in service at restaurants, cafés, bars and other licenced establishments, both indoors and outdoors. Maximum seating capacity is 100 people inside and 200 people outside.

Proof of vaccination will not be required for take-out and drive-through.

Activities & Attractions

As of October 5, proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) is required for people aged 12 and older to participate in some events and activities, including concerts, cinemas, theatres, casinos, sporting events and entertainment facilities. See a list here.

Proof of vaccination is not required for retail stores, museums and galleries which must operate with sufficient distancing measures in place.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 30, the Atlantic bubble is suspended: all travellers from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island must declare their vaccination status. In addition, all travellers who are partially vaccinated now have the same requirements as unvaccinated travellers: they must self-isolate for 14 days, but can shorten this period by producing a negative test on day 7 or later after arrival.

Fully vaccinated Canadian residents have no testing or self-isolation requirements. Mixed groups of vaccinated and unvaccinated adult travellers must follow the rules for unvaccinated travellers. Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 travelling with fully vaccinated adults are not required to self-isolate.

No self-isolation upon entering Newfoundland and Labrador for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Newfoundland and Labrador, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings

Travel restrictions - All Canadians are permitted to enter Newfoundland and Labrador. All travellers can complete the Travel Form up to 30 days prior to their travel date.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have submitted the Travel Form up to 30 days prior to their travel date can travel to Newfoundland and Labrador provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - As of October 22, proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth). See a list here.

As of October 12, Newfoundland & Labrador is at Alert Level 2.

Newfoundland and Labrador is in Step 2 of its 3-step provincial reopening plan, Together. Again.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces and on public transit throughout Newfoundland and Labrador for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Campsites are permitted to open for day use and overnight use subject to the Guidelines for Campgrounds General Restrictions.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 22, proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor seating at restaurants, cafes, bars and other licenced establishments. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth).

Proof of vaccination will not be not required for outdoor patio seating, take-out and drive-through.

All restaurants and licenced establishments can resume regular operations with the exception of self-serve buffets (still prohibited) as long as physical distancing can be maintained.

Activities & Attractions

As of October 22, proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access cinemas, performance spaces, arenas and indoor entertainment facilities. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth). See a list here.

Retail stores may operate with distancing measures in place. Cinemas, performance spaces and arenas can open to maximum 500 people indoors and outdoors with physical distancing.

Yukon

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation or proof of vaccination required for domestic travellers entering Yukon.

No self-isolation upon entering Yukon for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Yukon, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

The Government of Canada has specific guidelines for driving to or from Alaska through Canada. Read the State of Alaska's health guidance for travellers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Travel restrictions - No travel restrictions for domestic travellers entering Yukon. Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place. Travellers are asked to travel responsibly and follow the Safe 6.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Yukon provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Yukon is guided by Forging Ahead, The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19.

While masking is not required in public spaces, the Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health strongly recommends wearing a mask in all indoor public spaces. Some facilities and businesses may choose to maintain their own policies on health measures, including mask use.

As of November 30, proof of full vaccination will be required for people aged 12 and older to access all non-essential services.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

All restaurants and other licenced establishments can resume regular operations.

Until November 30, people who are not fully vaccinated are advised to avoid restaurants and other licenced establishment for 10 days after travel outside of the Yukon.

As of November 30, proof of  full vaccination will be required for people aged 12 and older to access restaurants and other licenced establishments.

Activities & Attractions

Most businesses and enterprises can resume regular operations. Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility, tourism operator or Yukon Parks directly to confirm its status.

Until November 30, people who are not fully vaccinated are advised to avoid accessing non-essential services for 10 days after travel outside of the Yukon.

As of November 30, proof of full vaccination will be required for people aged 12 and older to access all non-essential services.

Northwest Territories

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation required for fully vaccinated travellers admitted into the Northwest Territories (residents, non-resident essential workers or travellers with an exemption). Fully vaccinated travellers going to communities other than Yellowknife, Inuvik, Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Simpson and Norman Wells require a COVID-19 test on days 1 and 14. Mandatory 8-day self-isolation for partially vaccinated admitted travellers with a COVID-19 test on day 8. Mandatory 10-day self-isolation for unvaccinated admitted travellers, including children under 12 and household members who did not travel, with a COVID-19 test on day 10. All travellers entering the Northwest Territories must file a self-isolation plan, regardless of vaccination status. To fill out a self-isolation plan and find further information about NWT travel restrictions, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories website.   

No self-isolation upon entering the Northwest Territories for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and who are admitted to enter the Northwest Territories. Unvaccinated children (and those travelling with them) will not be able to forgo the mandatory 10-day isolation requirement. All travellers entering the Northwest Territories must file a self-isolation plan, regardless of vaccination status. To fill out a self-isolation plan and find further information about NWT travel restrictions, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories website.

Travel restrictions - As of October 4, travel to and from Behchoko is restricted to fully vaccinated travellers who are not identified as contacts of, or share accommodations with, a person with COVID-19, with some exceptions.

Leisure travel into the Northwest Territories by non-residents is currently not permitted. Exemptions are considered for compassionate reasons, family reunification, exceptional circumstances, travel from Nunavut, and remote tourism with tourism operators with plans approved by the Chief Public Health Officer.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be authorized to travel to the Northwest Territories only to participate in remote tourism with an approved remote tourism operator provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals must have an exemption from the Northwest Territories Chief Public Health Officer; exemption requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Northwest Territories is in the Indoor Gatherings phase of its reopening plan, Emerging Wisely 2021: Step by Step Together. As of August 26, masks are mandatory throughout the Northwest Territories in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 20 in Hay River and As of October 14 in Yellowknife, N’Dilo and Dettah: Restaurants, bars and lounges can have maximum 10 people for indoor dining and 25 people for outdoor dining with physical distancing and exposure control plans in place. All previous exemptions for restaurants and bars will no longer apply.

As of October 20 on K’atl’odeeche First Nations Reserve Lands and October 14 in Behchoko: Dining establishments are limited to takeout only.

Rest of NWT: Restaurants, bars and lounges can operate at maximum capacity or 200 people.

Activities & Attractions

As of October 20 in Hay River and October 14 in Yellowknife, N’Dilo and Dettah: Non-essential businesses can have maximum 10 people indoors and maximum 25 people outdoors with physical distancing and exposure control plans in place. All previous exemptions for businesses and organizations will no longer apply.

As of October 20 on K’atl’odeeche First Nations Reserve Lands and October 14 in Behchoko: Essential businesses and facilities may remain open with maximum 10 people permitted indoors. Non-essential businesses are closed.

Rest of NWT: Businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate with adherence to health measures and following sectoral guidelines.

Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Nunavut

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No isolation required for travellers admitted to enter Nunavut who are fully vaccinated and who have received an exemption after completing the Traveller’s Declaration Form. Mandatory 14-day isolation for all other admitted travellers prior to boarding a plane to Nunavut except for those travelling directly from Nunavik, Quebec.

Mandatory isolation must occur in government-designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.

Unvaccinated children travelling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians can self-isolate for 14 days in Nunavut rather than at a government-designated site outside of the territory.

No self-isolation upon entering Nunavut for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and are admitted to enter Nunavut. Unvaccinated children will not be able to forgo the mandatory 14-day self-isolation requirement.

Travel restrictions - As of October 8, travel in and out of Coral Harbour is restricted.

Entry into Nunavut requires authorization from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer. Authorization may be granted for: residents, critical workers, those travelling within the common travel areas of Nunavik, Quebec, and non-residents entering for family reunification, exercising Aboriginal or treaty rights, or engaging in wilderness tourism with an operator that has an approved Wilderness Tourism Operator COVID-19 Operations Plan.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be authorized to travel to Nunavut provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Current Phase/Stage - Nunavut is guided by Nunavut’s Path: Living with COVID-19, an approach that supports the territory in its long term response to COVID-19.

Masks are mandatory across Nunavut.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of October 8 in Coral Harbour: Restaurants are limited to takeout only. Bars are closed.

Rest of Nunavut: Restaurants and other licenced establishments can have maximum 75% capacity. 

Activities & Attractions

As of October 8 in Coral Harbour:  Businesses can open with 2 metre physical distancing in place. Theatres, galleries, museums and arenas are closed. All municipal and territorial parks remain open, but buildings are closed.

Rest of Nunavut: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Businesses that cannot maintain physical distancing can have maximum 10 customers. Galleries and museums can have maximum 50% capacity or 25 people, whichever is less. Group tours can have up to 10 people and masks are mandatory. Theatres can have maximum 75% capacity or 100 people, whichever is less. All municipal and territorial parks can open. Arenas can have maximum 50% capacity or 50 people, whichever is less

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