The US-Canada border blockade has been extended until July 21st.
Despite growing calls for border reopening during the summer travel season, the Canadian federal government remains cautious. When the double dose rate of the new corona vaccine is high enough in both countries, it will be considered again.
The border between Ontario and Quebec has opened today from June 16th. In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, unnecessary and unurgent movement was prohibited from April 19th. Travel restrictions between Ontario and Manitoba will also be lifted on the same day, allowing traffic in five inland states.
British Columbia has eased its preventive measures against the new coronavirus and has entered the second phase of economic resumption from June 15th today.
Leisure travel is possible only within the state. Movie theaters, gyms, and fitness classes have also resumed. Office work is permitted, and meetings are possible with a small number of people.
At the restaurant, up to 6 people can eat together, not just those living together. Alcoholic beverages will be extended until midnight. Wear a mask when you leave the table. Masks are still required in indoor public spaces such as shops and public transportation.
Private gatherings such as parties are limited to 50 people outdoors and 5 people or 1 family indoors. In other words, it is OK for up to 5 friends to gather in a house with 4 people, or for a family of 7 to come and visit. Observe public health standards, such as keeping distance from people and ventilating.
Canadians are usually said to be polite, docile and unobtrusive, but when it comes to ice hockey, that's a different story. Especially at the Winter Olympics and the Stanley Cup, the championship deciding match of the North American National Hockey League NHL, we will cheer on the streets and in pubs. When the match is over, it makes a fuss whether you win or lose.
Four teams have finally won the NHL this season, and the semi-final started yesterday.
From Canada, the Montreal Canadiens are advancing, and tonight is the first match against the Las Vegas Golden Knights ♪
Teams advancing to the round are exempt from quarantine for 14 days across the US-Canada border. Strict rules such as daily PCR tests and behavioral restrictions are set for athletes and related parties.
The Federal Government of Canada is considering gradual mitigation of quarantine measures for the new corona, using domestic vaccination rates and the number of infected people as indicators. Canadian Citizenship and Permanent Residents and their relatives, commercial travelers and international students may not need to be quarantined for three nights at a government-designated hotel after July if they have been vaccinated twice with the new Corona vaccine. there is.
Only Canadian-approved Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson products are approved vaccines. Negative proof of PCR test received within 72 hours of departure is essential, and it seems that self-isolation will be required at home etc. until the test result at arrival turns out to be negative. Foreigners for leisure travel purposes cannot enter the country yet.
Ontario has advanced its economic resumption schedule and will enter the first phase from June 11. You can't eat or drink in the restaurant yet, but the patio can accommodate up to 4 people per table. Retail stores have resumed operations by limiting the number of visitors to the normal 15%. Up to 10 people are allowed for outdoor gatherings and sports activities.
Nearly 70% of people over the age of 12 have received at least one new corona vaccination in the state. To date, it has been administered more than 10 million times, and the single dose rate for people over the age of 18 has reached 72%. For the next 21 days, we will stay in the first stage of economic resumption, and after observing the number of infected people, we plan to move to the second stage where the hair dressing can be reopened in early July.
The first Friday of June is Donut Day.
Canada has the highest per capita donut consumption in the world!
There are many donut shops in Vancouver, including Tim Hortons, which has a nationwide expansion, Cartems Donuts, Lucky's Donuts, and more.
Please try it when you come ♪
The Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, a suburb of Vancouver, will reopen on June 11.
Admission tickets must be purchased online in advance and a reservation must be presented when entering the parking lot. The gondola is shared only by accompanying persons, and suspension bridges and trails are one-way. Food and beverage services are provided on takeaway.
Canada's travel restrictions have been extended until June 21st.
Foreigners for travel purposes cannot enter the country. Commercial travelers, international students, and close relatives of citizenship / permanent residents can enter the country. Negative proof of PCR test received within 72 hours of departure + PCR test after arrival and PCR test on the 8th day of hotel 3 nights quarantine + 11 nights quarantine is mandatory.
Since it is possible for international students to enter the country, we have come to see international students, including Japanese, in the city.
Summer farmers markets have begun in seven locations in Vancouver. From June 2nd, it will also be held every Wednesday from 2 to 6 pm at the Downtown Art Gallery North Square. There is a limit on the number of people, but seniors and those with a high risk of infection can enter with priority 30 minutes earlier than the general public ☆
Since there is concern that the new coronavirus will be transmitted through banknotes and coins, cashless payments have been fully introduced in the farmers market since last year. Both credit cards and bank debit cards are touch payments. You can go out with just a card and a mobile phone in your pocket without having any cash ♪
April 21st is the 95th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II of England.
The oldest monarch in the world and the longest reign. He is the head of state of 16 Commonwealth countries such as Canada and Australia, and is the representative of 53 countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, which is the former British territory. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died on the 9th at the age of 99, and since the funeral was held on the 17th, no celebration will be held this year.
Canada's travel restrictions have been extended until May 21st.
Foreigners for travel purposes cannot enter the country.
Commercial travelers, international students, and close relatives of nationality / permanent residence can enter the country, but a negative PCR test received within 72 hours of departure is required. Upon arrival in Canada, a government-designated hotel must be quarantined for 3 days and then voluntarily quarantined for 14 days.