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Founded in 1998, the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is the national organization representing travel insurers, brokers, underwriters, re-insurers, emergency assistance companies, air ambulance companies and allied services in the travel insurance field. Read more...

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US to Open Border to Canadian Travellers in November
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 8:17 PM, October 12, 2021
New York Congressman Brian Higgins just said in a statement Tuesday night that the United States is planning to reopen its land border through all ports of entry to fully vaccinated non-essential travellers...
PRESS RELEASE: Fox Flight Returns to Haiti on Second Mercy Flight
by Frank Condron, Fox Flight
posted on 8:08 PM, September 12, 2021
Fox Flight Air Ambulance, a Canadian company specializing in international medical repatriation, recently completed a mission of mercy to the Caribbean nation of Haiti. The purpose of the mission was to...
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Government of Canada Lifts Global Travel Advisory
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 12:40 PM, October 21, 2021
The Federal government has removed the global advisory to avoid travel to all destinations due to COVID-19. Country-specific travel advisories have resumed.
PCR Testing Requirement To Remain As Land Border Opens: Blair
by Christian Paas, CBC News
posted on 9:13 AM, October 18, 2021
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said a negative PCR test has "proven to be one of the more effective requirements" for reducing COVID-19 transmission through travel and that, as per a recommendation of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the government will not be lifting the requirement that Canadians take a PCR test in order to return from the United States after the land border reopens to fully vaccinated travellers in November.
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