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Alberta

From Rocky Mountains to prairie land, all with a distinctly western feel.

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World class fishing, canoeing, wildlife, and distinct urban landscapes all under the canvas of breathtaking skies.

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Manitoba

Take in the cultural icons of Winnipeg or meet polar bears and the wonders of the North.

Take in the cultural icons of Winnipeg or meet polar bears and the wonders of the North.

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Exciting urban life in the south gives way to the charm of the Great Lakes and the North.

Exciting urban life in the south gives way to the charm of the Great Lakes and the North.

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Become lost in the magic of Montreal and Quebec City, and discover the natural wonder of the St Lawrence and beyond.

Become lost in the magic of Montreal and Quebec City, and discover the natural wonder of the St Lawrence and beyond.

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New Brunswick

Witness the highest tides in the world, explore amazing scenic drives, ad be inspired by original beauty.

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Nova Scotia

Take in year-round surfing and sea kayaking, wineries and markets, and the world famous Cape Breton Island

Take in year-round surfing and sea kayaking, wineries and markets, and the world famous Cape Breton Island

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Prince Edward Island

Stunning sand beaches, green pastoral landscape and a unique island way of life.

Stunning sand beaches, green pastoral landscape and a unique island way of life.

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18,000 miles of rugged coastline, including Gros Morne National Park, will leave you speechless.

18,000 miles of rugged coastline, including Gros Morne National Park, will leave you speechless.

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Yukon

Iconic wilderness parks in the land of the midnight sun and a vibrant First Nations culture.

Iconic wilderness parks in the land of the midnight sun and a vibrant First Nations culture.

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Northwest Territories

Witness the magic of the Northern Lights, explore vast national parks and hook the catch of a lifetime in the beating heart of the north.

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Experience the True North and the Inuit way of life while exploring vast expanses of pristine wilderness.

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British Columbia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Due to severe weather, flooding and landslides, some highways are closed or open only to essential traffic. Check current road advisories and information here.

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 - As of December 20, proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access events of all sizes, as well some services and businesses. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout British Columbia in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Province-wide as of December 20: People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend indoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals, which is limited to household members plus a maximum 10 guests or one additional household.

Additional measures in Northern Health region: People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals, which is limited to household members plus maximum 25 people.

Additional Measures in Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals, which is limited to household members plus maximum 10 people.

Restaurants & Dining

Province-wide as of December 22: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access all restaurants, cafes and pubs. Patrons are required to remain seated with a maximum 6 people per table. Bars, nightclubs and lounges are closed.

Additional measures in Northern Health region: Alcohol cannot be served between 10pm and 9am. 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 full vaccination. 

Activities & Attractions

Province-wide as of December 22: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access events of all sizes, as well as some services and businesses. See the full list here.

Indoor events at venues are limited to 50% capacity. This includes concerts, movie theatres, performance spaces and sports events.

Alberta

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - People aged 12 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination (with the second dose received at least 2 weeks earlier) or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption to access non-essential businesses and events that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program. Businesses that do not implement this program have additional restrictions.

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

As of December 24: All licenced establishments, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are limited to maximum 10 people per table, with no mingling between tables. Liquor service ends at 11pm and establishments must close at 12:30am.  To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or 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 is 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.

As of December 24: All entertainment businesses and entities, including casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums and galleries that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are limited to maximum 50% capacity if the venue sears more than 1,000 people and 500 people if the venue seats between 500 and 1,000 people. Venues under 500 people have no capacity restrictions. To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or 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 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required for people aged 12 and older to access some businesses and event venues. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout Saskatchewan in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

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. See the full list here.

Activities & Attractions

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 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

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

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend certain businesses and events. See the full list here

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.

As of December 27: All restaurants, bars, and breweries can operate at 50% capacity or 250 people, whichever is lower. Patrons are required to remain seated with a maximum 10 people per table. Liquor service must end at 10pm.

Activities & Attractions

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend certain businesses and events. See the full list here.

As of December 27: Retail can open with capacity restrictions in place to allow for 2 metre physical distancing. In the Southern Health region, retail is limited to 50% capacity.

Sports events, performing arts events, concert halls, seasonal events, museums, galleries, movie theatres and casinos can operate at 50% capacity or 250 people, whichever is lower.

Ontario

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Ontario is in a Modified Step 2 of the Roadmap to Reopen. Proof of identification and of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. Limited exemptions apply. Find additional details here.

As of January 4, Ontario requires the use of the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code for individuals and the Verify Ontario app for businesses in settings where proof of vaccination is required. The QR code can be used digitally or by printing a paper copy.

People must wear a mask or face covering that covers their mouth, nose and chin, with limited exceptions. Mask requirements are in place for indoor areas of businesses or organizations that are open, indoor organized public events, some outdoor public events or settings, and within 2 metres of any individuals not part of their household.

Hotels & Accommodation

As of January 5: Accommodations are open with public health and safety measures in place. Indoor recreational facilities at hotels and similar establishments are closed.

Short-term rentals are only open to those in need of housing.

Other restrictions may apply.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 5: Restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments, including those with dance floors (such as nightclubs), are closed for indoor dining. Outdoor dining can have up to 10 people per table and patrons must remain seated.

Establishments can open for in-person service from 5am to 11pm only; take-out, drive-through and delivery are permitted at any time.

Liquor can only be sold or served until 10 pm and no consumption of liquor is permitted after 11pm.

Food courts in shopping malls are closed.

Other restrictions may apply.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 5: All retailers and shopping malls are limited to 50% capacity. Indoor areas are closed for concert venues, theatres, cinemas, museums, galleries, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions, amusement parks, waterparks, tour and guide services including boat tours, fairs, rural exhibitions and festivals. Outdoor areas of these venues can operate with restrictions.

Casinos and other gaming establishments are closed.

Saunas and steam rooms are closed.

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

Other restrictions may apply.

Quebec

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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.

Travellers entering Nunavik and James Bay may be required to self-isolate.

Travel restrictions - As of December 31, Quebec has a curfew in place between the hours of 10pm to 5am; people are prohibited to move outside of their homes during these hours with few exceptions (e.g. going to work or medical reasons). The curfew will end on January 17, 2022.

Travel to Nunavik and James Bay is restricted to essential travel only.

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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - 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.

Masks are mandatory throughout Quebec in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 10 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of December 31: All restaurant dining rooms are closed; only take-out, drive-thru and delivery are allowed. All bars, breweries and taverns are closed.

Activities & Attractions

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

As of December 31:  All stores and boutiques are closed on Sundays except for convenience stores, gas stations and drug stores. Retail is limited to 50% capacity.

Indoor activities at amusement parks, water parks, aquariums, entertainment centres and similar establishments are closed. Outdoor activities at these establishments are limited to 250 people.

Casinos, cinemas, performance spaces and spas are closed and indoor pubic events are suspended. Sporting events are closed to spectators.

New Brunswick

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering New Brunswick for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. As of December 4, foreign nationals are required to get tested on days 5 and 10. 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - As of January 14, New Brunswick is in Level 3 of its 3-level Winter Plan.

Masks are mandatory throughout New Brunswick in indoor public spaces, on public transit and in outdoor public spaces when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

As of January 14: All restaurant dining rooms are closed; only take-out, drive-thru and delivery are allowed.

Activities & Attractions

As of January 14: Retail businesses can operate at maximum 50% capacity with physical distancing of 2 metres in place. All entertainment venues are closed. This includes venues such as cinemas, performing arts centres, professional sports arenas and casinos.

Organized sports and all other organized activities are not permitted with people outside a single-household bubble.

Outdoor exercise or activities like skiing, skating or snowmobiling are permitted, as long as Public Health measures are followed and you are within your single-household bubble.

Lodges and other facilities that support outdoor sport must not exceed 50% capacity and must not permit food or drink to be consumed indoors.

Nova Scotia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here.

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

As of December 22, people must physically distance 2 metres in indoor and outdoor spaces, except among those in the same household or a consistent social group of up to 10 people.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

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

Restaurants & Dining

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.

As of December 22: Restaurants and licenced establishments can operate indoor and outdoor seated service at 50% capacity. A maximum of 10 people can dine per table and physical distancing of 2 metres must be maintained between tables. Dine-in service must stop at 11pm and close by midnight.

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

Activities & Attractions

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.

As of December 22: Retail businesses, museums, and recreation and leisure facilities can operate at 50% capacity with physical distancing of 2 metres in place. Proof of vaccination is not required for retail stores. Note that some businesses not subject to proof of full vaccination may introduce their own vaccination requirements for customers.

Entertainment venues, including cinemas, are limited to maximum 50 people or 25% capacity, whichever is less. Casinos can operate at 50% capacity.

Prince Edward Island

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of December 22, all fully vaccinated travellers entering Prince Edward Island with a PEI pass will be required to self-isolate for 4 days. Travellers entering the province will be given two rapid tests and will be required to complete the tests on day 2 and day 4. If both tests are negative, or a day 4 negative PCR test is received from a Health PEI testing clinic, that individual can leave isolation.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Prince Edward Island provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers  must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - The PEI 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 the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

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.

As of December 22: Restaurants are limited to maximum 50% capacity. A maximum of 10 people can dine per table and physical distancing must be maintained between tables. Dine-in service must stop at 11pm and close by midnight.

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

Activities & Attractions

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 the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

As of December 24: Retail is limited to maximum 50% capacity. Theatres, cinemas, entertainment centres and casinos are limited to maximum 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - As of December 21, all fully vaccinated travellers entering Newfoundland & Labrador will be required to self-isolate for 5 days. Travellers entering the province will be given rapid tests and will need to take a daily rapid test for 5 days. If all tests are negative, they can leave isolation after 5 full days (120 hours) have passed. Children between ages 5 and 11 who are not fully vaccinated travelling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians will need to self-isolate and take a daily rapid test for 5 days. After 5 days, they must follow modified self-isolation until 14 days have passed.

People returning from post-secondary institutions outside of Newfoundland and Labrador will be required to take a PCR test upon arrival to the province as well as a daily rapid test for 5 days. If the PCR and rapid tests are negative, they can leave self-isolation after 5 full days have passed. If fully vaccinated travellers choose not to be tested, they will need to self-isolate for 14 days.

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter Newfoundland and Labrador provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - As of January 4, Newfoundland and Labrador is in Alert Level 4.

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is 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.

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.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is 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).

As of January 4: Restaurants are limited to maximum 50% capacity, with physical distancing, and maximum 6 people per table. Buffets are prohibited. Bars and lounges are closed.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID is 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.

As of January 4: Retail stores may operate with distancing measures in place. Performance spaces and cinemas are closed. Recreation facilities and arenas can have maximum 50 people or 25% capacity, whichever is less.

Yukon

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

Public health measures must be followed while in the territory. Travellers are asked to follow these guidelines if thinking about travelling to Yukon communities.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

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

Masks are mandatory throughout the Yukon for anyone aged 5 and older in all indoor public spaces and in outdoor public settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access  designated settings.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access table service at restaurants and other licenced establishments, up to a maximum of 6 people per table. People must be seated; counter service, moving between tables and dancing are not allowed.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access designated settings.

As of January 7: Businesses and retail are limited to maximum 50% capacity.

Entertainment venues such as cinemas, theatres and museums are limited to 25 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Recreation facilities are limited to 25 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less.

Public saunas, steam rooms and baths are closed.

Northwest Territories

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - 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 - 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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Northwest Territories is in the Indoor Gatherings phase of its reopening plan, Emerging Wisely 2021: Step by Step Together.

People can request a voluntary Proof of Vaccine Credential from the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Masks are mandatory throughout the Northwest Territories in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants, bars and lounges can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access these places.

As of January 4: Bars, lounges and similar establishments are limited to 6 people per table, with no mingling of guests.

Activities & Attractions

Businesses and enterprises can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access to these places.

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 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 January 4, travel to and from Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kinngait, Pangnirtung, Rankin Inlet, Sanirajak is restricted to essential travel only. All other non-essential travel is strongly discouraged.

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.

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Masks are mandatory across Nunavut.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of December 30: Restaurants are restricted to takeout only. Bars are closed.

Activities & Attractions

As of December 30: Essential businesses and services are open. All non-essential businesses and services are closed.

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