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Public Health Agency Of Canada Lists Criteria For Quarantine Hotels As Ottawa Inches Toward New Travel Rule
by Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press
posted on 8:11 AM, February 9, 2021
Location near one of the four Canadian airports accepting international flights, providing transportation from the airport, free wireless internet access, and no-contact meal delivery to rooms are just some of the requirements for Canada's quarantine hotels.
Federal Government Bans Pleasure Crafts and Cruise Vessels
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 12:11 PM, February 4, 2021
Today, the Federal Government of Canada announced two new Interim Orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19. the measures prohibit pleasure craft in Canadian Arctic waters and cruise vessels in all Canadian...
Tighter Travel Restrictions Announced for Canada
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 9:14 AM, January 29, 2021
Canada’s Prime Minister has announced new travel restrictions and protocols to prevent new variants of the coronavirus from entering the country. The government has negotiated with Canada’s main...
Prime Minister Warns of Tighter Travel Restrictions
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 6:32 AM, January 25, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to avoid travel, even within the country, on Friday and advised that more strict rules, such as mandatory quarantining at hotels for people returning or coming...
Global Excel Management Achieves SOC 1 & 2 Type I Certification
by Louis Brun, Global Excel Management
posted on 9:44 AM, January 15, 2021
Global Excel Management Inc. announced this week that it is now officially SOC 1 & 2 Type I compliant across the organization. The SOC 1 Type I report provides organizations with assurance that internal...
COVID-19 insurance is available, but industry encourages Canadians to stay home
by Pat Foran, CTV News Toronto
posted on 7:50 AM, January 11, 2021
If you feel you must fly outside of Canada during the pandemic, you can buy COVID-19 insurance coverage to help protect you in case you get the virus. However, the direction from the Canadian government is now clear. This is not the time to be traveling.
Airline fears ‘mayhem’ as Canada’s new COVID-19 rules for travellers loom
by Alex Ballingall, Toronto Star
posted on 9:12 AM, January 6, 2021
Warning of potential “mayhem” for Canadians trying to fly home from countries where COVID-19 tests are limited, Montreal-based Air Transat says Ottawa should delay its new requirement to block passengers from boarding flights if they can’t show proof of a recent negative test.
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