COVID-19 Guidance for Travelers

We’re ready to welcome you with open hearts. The Canada border is open to fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents (currently residing in the US) for discretionary travel as of August 9, 2021. For up to date information on travel to Canada please visit our COVID-19 Guidance for Travelers page.

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British Columbia

British Columbia

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering British Columbia.

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering British Columbia.

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Alberta

Alberta

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Alberta.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

No travel restrictions or self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Saskatchewan.

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Manitoba

Manitoba

No travel restrictions for domestic travelers entering Manitoba, but self-isolation required (except for residents of Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario); highway checkpoints established to educate travelers; travel prohibited to remote northern communities but travel to northern parks, campgrounds, cabins, lodges and resorts permitted. 14-day self-isolation for domestic travelers entering Manitoba except for essential workers, residents of Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario.

No travel restrictions for domestic travelers entering Manitoba, but self-isolation required (except for residents of Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario); highway checkpoints established to educate travelers; travel prohibited to remote northern communities but travel to northern parks, campgrounds, cabins, lodges and resorts permitted. 14-day self-isolation for domestic travelers entering Manitoba except for essential workers, residents of Western Canada and Northwestern Ontario.

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Ontario

Ontario

No travel restrictions or self-isoloation for domestic travellers entering Ontario.

No travel restrictions or self-isoloation for domestic travellers entering Ontario.

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Quebec

Quebec

Access is allowed to all regions in Quebec except for Nunavik and James Bay; all Quebecers are being asked to avoid travelling as much as possible from one region to another or from one city to another. No self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Quebec.

Access is allowed to all regions in Quebec except for Nunavik and James Bay; all Quebecers are being asked to avoid travelling as much as possible from one region to another or from one city to another. No self-isolation for domestic travellers entering Quebec.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all non-essential travel into New Brunswick for all other domestic travelers, except for workers and other specific exemptions, and 14-day self-isolation for domestic travelers entering New Brunswick, except for exempt workers from specific sectors.

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all non-essential travel into New Brunswick for all other domestic travelers, except for workers and other specific exemptions, and 14-day self-isolation for domestic travelers entering New Brunswick, except for exempt workers from specific sectors.

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Nova Scotia

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. No travel restrictions for all other domestic travelers entering New Brunswick, but 14-day self-isolation required, except for exempt workers from specific sectors.

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. No travel restrictions for all other domestic travelers entering New Brunswick, but 14-day self-isolation required, except for exempt workers from specific sectors.

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all non-essential travel into Prince Edward Island for all other domestic travelers with the exception of QC residents going to the Magdalen Islands, screening at all entry points into PE. 14-day self-isolation for all other admitted travelers entering the province, except for exempt essential workers.

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all non-essential travel into Prince Edward Island for all other domestic travelers with the exception of QC residents going to the Magdalen Islands, screening at all entry points into PE. 14-day self-isolation for all other admitted travelers entering the province, except for exempt essential workers.

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Newfoundland & Labrador

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all travel to NL for all other domestic travelers, except for residents and workers from key sectors and other specific exemptions as approved by the Chief Medical Officer of Health. 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travelers entering NL, except for asymptomatic workers from specific sectors.

As of July 3, travel bubble with other Atlantic provinces whereby no self-isolation required for Atlantic Canadian residents. Prohibition on all travel to NL for all other domestic travelers, except for residents and workers from key sectors and other specific exemptions as approved by the Chief Medical Officer of Health. 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travelers entering NL, except for asymptomatic workers from specific sectors.

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Yukon

Yukon

As of July 1, no-self-isolation required for BC, NT and NU residents; otherwise, entry permitted only for YT residents, non-resident family members, critical or essential service workers, transiting to neighbouring jurisdiction (24-hour limit) and transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport; mandatory travel routes for transiting through Yukon; residents of BC do not need to self-isolate. Residents of NT and NU arriving direct or via BC do not need to self-isolate when entering YT; proof of residence required; 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travelers entering YT.

As of July 1, no-self-isolation required for BC, NT and NU residents; otherwise, entry permitted only for YT residents, non-resident family members, critical or essential service workers, transiting to neighbouring jurisdiction (24-hour limit) and transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport; mandatory travel routes for transiting through Yukon; residents of BC do not need to self-isolate. Residents of NT and NU arriving direct or via BC do not need to self-isolate when entering YT; proof of residence required; 14-day self-isolation for all other domestic travelers entering YT.

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Northwest Territories

As of June 15, travel bubble with NU whereby no self-isolation required if traveling directly from NU; entry permitted for NT residents or those moving to NT coming for work or attending school, critical or essential service workers, transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travelers entering NT except for those travelling directly from NU; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith.

As of June 15, travel bubble with NU whereby no self-isolation required if traveling directly from NU; entry permitted for NT residents or those moving to NT coming for work or attending school, critical or essential service workers, transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travelers entering NT except for those travelling directly from NU; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith.

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Nunavut

As of June 15, travel bubble with NT whereby no self-isolation required if traveling directly from NT; prohibition on all other travel into NU, except residents and critical workers; require written permission from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer to enter. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travelers prior to travelling to NU, except for those travelling directly from NT; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.

As of June 15, travel bubble with NT whereby no self-isolation required if traveling directly from NT; prohibition on all other travel into NU, except residents and critical workers; require written permission from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer to enter. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travelers prior to travelling to NU, except for those travelling directly from NT; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.

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British Columbia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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.

As of August 20, non-essential travel to and from the Central Okanagan (Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Lake Country and Westbank First Nations lands) should be avoided.

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.

Current Phase/Stage - BC is in Step 3 of its 4-step Restart Plan. As of August 25, masks are mandatory throughout British Columbia in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 12 and older. Proof of vaccination will be required to access some events, services and businesses. As of September 13, anyone aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, anyone 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

Interior Health Region: As of August 23, 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

Central Okanagan: Indoor and outdoor dining is allowed at restaurants for groups up to six people; liquor service must stop at 10pm. All bars and nightclubs that do not offer full meal service are closed.

Rest of province: All restaurants, cafes, pubs, breweries and nightclubs can resume regular operations with the exceptions of no socializing between tables and no dancing.

Entire province: As of August 25, masks are required at restaurants, pubs and bars when not seated at a table. Proof of vaccination will be required to access all restaurants, cafes, pubs, breweries and nightclubs. As of September 13, anyone aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, anyone aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated.

Activities & Attractions

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.

Proof of vaccination will be required to attend casinos, concerts, movie theatres, performances and sporting events. As of September 13, anyone aged 12 and older must be partially vaccinated (1 dose). As of October 24, anyone aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated.

Alberta

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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 - Alberta is in Stage 3 of Alberta's Open for Summer Plan roadmap.

As of September 4, masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and on public transit.

Hotels & Accommodation

Hotels, motels, hunting and fishing lodges can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

As of September 4, all licenced establishments, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs, must end alcohol service at 10pm; otherwise, dining establishments can resume regular operations.

Activities & Attractions

All retail businesses, plus entertainment businesses and entities, including casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums and galleries, can resume regular operations. Outdoor spaces and parks are open.

Saskatchewan

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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.

All public health orders are lifted, including the removal of the province-wide mandatory masking order.

As of September 1 in Saskatoon and September 4 in Regina, masks are mandatory in city-operated facilities and on public transit.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

All restaurants and licenced establishments, including nightclubs, can resume regular operations.

Activities & Attractions

All businesses and enterprises, arenas, movie theatres performing arts venues, art galleries and casinos can resume regular operations. Some businesses and events may require proof of vaccination to access services.

Manitoba

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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. 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.

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

As of August 28, 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

As of September 3, people aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination for indoor and outdoor dining at all restaurants, bars and other licenced establishments.

As of September 7, proof of vaccination is required for dine-in at food courts.

Activities & Attractions

All retail operations can resume regular operations.

As of September 3, 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.

As of September 7, proof of vaccination is also required to attend museums and galleries.

Ontario

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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.

As of September 22: Proof of full vaccination (2 doses plus 14 days) along with photo ID will be 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

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 physical distancing measures in place.

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

Other restrictions may apply.

As of September 22: Proof of full vaccination (2 doses plus 14 days) along with photo ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor dining at restaurants and bars, other food and drink establishments and nightclubs.

Activities & Attractions

Retail business can operate with physical distancing measures in place. Amusement parks and waterparks can operate to maximum 75% capacity outdoors and maximum 50% capacity indoors, with other restrictions.

Outdoor seated performing arts venues (including live music) and outdoor cinemas can operate to maximum 75% capacity, or 15,000 people, whichever is less, and other restrictions. For outdoor unseated events, spectators permitted at a maximum capacity of 75% or 5,000 people, whichever is less, and other restrictions. Drive-in or drive-through venues can operate with restrictions.

Indoor seated concert venues, theatres and cinemas can operate to maximum 50% capacity or 1,000 people, whichever is less, and other 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 distancing measures in place. Boat tours can operate up to a maximum 50% capacity, with physical distancing measures in place.

Other restrictions may apply.

As of September 22: Proof of full vaccination (2 doses plus 14 days) along with photo ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor sporting events, racing venues, sports/ fitness/ recreational facilities, casinos, concerts, cinemas and theatres.

Quebec

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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.

As of September 1, 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

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.  

As of September 1, 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.

Activities & Attractions

There are no capacity restrictions for retail stores. Most other businesses can operate with distancing measures in place. Cinemas can open up to maximum 500 people per room.

As of September 1, 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.

New Brunswick

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to New Brunswick 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 - New Brunswick is in Phase 3 of its 3-phase provincial reopening plan, Path to Green. All public health orders are lifted, including the removal of the requirement to wear face masks in public. Some facilities and businesses may choose to maintain their own policies on protective health measures.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

All restaurants and licenced establishments can resume regular operations.

Activities & Attractions

All businesses and enterprises, casinos, amusement centres, cinemas and large live performance venues can resume regular operations.

Nova Scotia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 September 7, 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 - Nova Scotia is in Phase 4 of its reopening plan.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Both provincial and private campgrounds may open.

Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants and licenced establishments can open for indoor and outdoor seated service to a maximum 25 people per table.

Activities & Attractions

Retail businesses, museums, and recreation and leisure facilities can operate at full capacity. Parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open.

Prince Edward Island

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, no self-isolation upon entering Prince Edward Island 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 Prince Edward Island, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - As of September 7, 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 - 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

Dine-in can open at restaurants and bars with sufficient distancing measures.

Activities & Attractions

Retail stores, museums and galleries can operate with sufficient distancing measures; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with an approved operational plan.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 - As of September 7, 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 September 7, Hare Bay to Canada Bay on the Northern Peninsula is at Alert Level 3. Masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces. The rest of Newfoundland & Labrador is atAlert Level 2.

Newfoundland and Labrador is in Step 2 of its 3-step provincial reopening plan, Together. Again. While masks are no longer mandatory in indoor public spaces except in some healthcare settings. Some businesses are maintaining a mask requirement based on their own COVID-19 policies and Public Health is encouraging use of masks in all indoor crowded spaces.

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

Hare Bay to Canada Bay: Restaurants can open at 50% capacity as long as physical distancing can be maintained; bars and lounges are closed.

All other regions: 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

Hare Bay to Canada Bay: Retail stores are open at reduced capacity with distancing measures in place. Cinemas and performance spaces are closed; recreation facilities and arenas are limited to maximum 20 people per room or ice surface.

All other regions: 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 - As of September 7, 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.

Travel restrictions - As of September 7, 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.

Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place. Travelers are asked to travel responsibly and follow the Safe 6.

Current Phase/Stage - As of August 20, Yukon is guided by Forging Ahead, The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19.

As of August 26, all public health orders are lifted. Although masks are no longer mandatory in indoor public places, some facilities and businesses may choose to maintain their own policies on health measures including mask use

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

All restaurants and licenced establishments can resume regular operations.

Activities & Attractions

As of August 26, 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.

Northwest Territories

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of September 7, 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 September 7, 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 September 9 in Behchoko: Dining establishments are limited to takeout only.

As of September 9 in Yellowknife, N’Dilo and Dettah: Restaurants, bars and lounges can operate at maximum 25 person capacity for indoor dining and 50 person capacity for outdoor dining; higher capacity is possible with plans approved by the chief public health officer.

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

Activities & Attractions

As of September 9 in Behchoko: Essential businesses and facilities may remain open with maximum 10 persons permitted in an indoor location. Non-essential businesses are closed.

As of September 9 in Yellowknife, N’Dilo and Dettah: All businesses can operate at maximum 25 person capacity for indoor and 50 person capacity for outdoor; higher capacity is possible with plans approved by the chief public health officer.

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 - As of September 7, 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 September 7, 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.

Entry into Nunavut requires authorization from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer. Authorization may be granted for family reunification or engaging in wilderness tourism with an operator that has an approved Wilderness Tourism Operator COVID-19 Operations Plan.

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.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Food service and licenced establishments may open to maximum 75% capacity.

Activities & Attractions

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

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