This summer, Canadians are busy traveling around Canada.
Masks are no longer required in most places, but many people can be seen voluntarily wearing masks where people gather.
The Sunflower Festival is being held in Chiliwak, a suburb of Vancouver! 42 kinds of sunflowers and 50 kinds of dahlias are in full bloom on the vast site, and you can enjoy it until September 6. Please note that the admission ticket must be purchased in advance.
Good news from Yukon Territory with Whitehorse ♪
Residents of Canada will be able to travel with or without vaccination from August 4th.
From within Canada, we are now open to the Northern Lights season, which begins on August 18th.
Yellowknife isn't available yet, but let's enjoy the Northern Lights with Whitehorse this summer ☆
In honor of 370 Team Canada participants in the Tokyo Olympics, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Torch will be lit today for 3 hours from 6-9 pm on July 23. This time, there were 225 women's contestants and 145 men's contestants, the highest number ever in the summer Olympics. Of these, 226 are the first to participate, and 40 are medalists from past competitions.
Those who have completed two doses of the new corona vaccine will be able to enter Canada for sightseeing purposes!
After 9 August: US Citizens in the United States After 7 September: Travelers from other countries 14 days of voluntary quarantine, including 3 days of quarantine upon arrival at a government-designated hotel, is no longer required.
Vaccines are limited to 4 types approved by Health Canada. Two weeks or more have passed since the second inoculation. Receive a PCR test from the United States within 72 hours before entering Canada and from other countries within 72 hours before departure of the flight, and submit a negative certificate in advance using the official Canadian government app ArriveCAN. PCR test after arrival changed to random sampling only.
You should have a place for 14 days of voluntary isolation in case you find that you do not meet Canada's entry requirements. Children under the age of 12 who cannot be vaccinated are exempt from voluntary quarantine if accompanied by a guardian who has completed two vaccinations. It is desirable to avoid group participation of children such as sports activities. When entering Canada, the three-day quarantine at a government-designated hotel will be abolished after August 9, but one dose of the new corona vaccine or those who have not been vaccinated. Still needs 14 days of voluntary quarantine. The same applies to international students, working holidays, and commercial travelers. Pre-submit your quarantine location with the official Canadian Government app ArriveCAN.
Transport Canada has announced that it will lift restrictions on cruise ships in Canadian waters on November 1. Due to the improved status of new coronavirus infections in Canada, the initial period until February 28, 2022 has been significantly reduced. Flight is required to comply with public health laws set by the state, states and territories.
In Canada, the large cruise liner season is from April to October, so even if the navigation restrictions are lifted in November, the number of tourists will not increase immediately. Therefore, it is expected that the number of stops will increase from small passenger ships with 100 passengers or less. Due to the risk of re-infection on indigenous islands and areas, port calls may not be permitted after November.
Starting July 1st, domestic travel in Canada has become possible in many states, and more and more people are traveling.
VIA Rail's transcontinental train, Canadian, has been operating since May 17 with reduced flights only between Toronto, Ontario and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Resumption of service to Vancouver, British Columbia is currently scheduled for September 15, but may be postponed depending on circumstances.
In British Columbia, the rate of new coronavirus vaccinations for people aged 18 and over has reached 78% for one dose and 30% for two doses, reducing the number of new infections per day to double digits every day. The provincial government has announced that it will enter the third phase of economic resumption from July 1. Residents of British Columbia will be able to travel within Canada after July 1st.
In Canada, deregulation is different in each state.
For example, in the Yukon Territory, some states require that 14 days or more have passed after completing two doses of the new coronavirus vaccine. Please check the travel restrictions of your destination before traveling.
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.