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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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Global Excel Announces COVID-19 Version of StandbyMD
by Global Excel Management Press Release
posted on 9:48 AM, March 27, 2020
Sherbrooke, Canada – March 27, 2020 – Global Excel Management Inc., an industry leader in Healthcare Risk Management Solutions, today announces that it has released a COVID-19 version of its StandbyMD...
Government of Canada advises Canadians to avoid non-essential travel abroad
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 9:11 PM, March 15, 2020
March 13, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada has issued an official global travel advisory...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Canadians Urged to Return Home
by Travel Health Insurance Association
posted on 10:38 AM, March 20, 2020
This is an important message for Canadians who are currently travelling abroad. The Government of Canada is strongly urging all Canadians to return home immediately.
Trudeau says Canadians will be stranded abroad. Here's what travellers need to know
by John Paul Tasker, CBC News
posted on 10:42 AM, March 18, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warns that some Canadians will be stranded abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic as airlines cancel flights en masse and countries close borders to foreign nationals. Canadians outside the country--including snowbirds-- should get home as soon as they can.
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