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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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Top Democrat tells Biden administration: Get to work reopening border with Canada
by Alexander Panetta, CBC News
posted on 7:10 AM, May 7, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has written a letter to the Biden administration making several demands regarding the border, including a plan to guide the return to non-essential travel.
PRESS RELEASE: Transat secures $700 million in funding from the Government of Canada
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 7:16 AM, April 29, 2021
MONTRÉAL, April 29, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -  Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat" or the "Corporation") announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Government of Canada to borrow up to $700 million...
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EU Executive Recommends Easing COVID-19 Restrictions To Allow More Foreign Travellers To Enter Bloc
by Gabriella Baczynska, Reuters
posted on 10:34 AM, May 4, 2021
New proposals from the European Commission still requiring approval would allow in fully vaccinated foreign citizens and those from countries with a “good epidemiological situation.”
Canadians who flout quarantine laws could face stiffer penalties, Trudeau says
by CBC News
posted on 6:30 AM, May 3, 2021
The Canadian government is open to stricter penalties for travellers who violate the mandatory quarantine period. The Public Health Agency of Canada says that police have followed up with more than 80,000 travellers since isolation orders were put in place in March 2020 and 98 per cent have been found to be in compliance.
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