IMPORTANT NOTICE: Canadians Urged to Return Home
by Travel Health Insurance Associationposted 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 Newsposted 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.
Government of Canada advises Canadians to avoid non-essential travel abroad
by Global Affairs Canadaposted on 9:10 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...
Updated - FAQs re Travel Insurance and COVID-19 Outbreak
by Jo-Anne Liburdposted on 11:58 AM, March 13, 2020
As coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic, many people have questions related to their travel plans. Here are some answers from the Travel Health Insurance Association. Will travel insurance...
COVID-19 Travel Advisories
by Jo-Anne Liburdposted on 4:37 AM, March 12, 2020
For up-to-the-minute updates on travel advisories and advice regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, visit the Government of Canada's Coronavirus microsite at https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2...
by Jo-Anne Liburdposted on 11:25 AM, March 6, 2020
The Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 and its impact on travel habits and our industry. At this time, the Government of Canada has issued travel notices...
FAQs re Travel Insurance and COVID-19 Outbreak
by Travel Health Insurance Associationposted on 4:48 AM, March 4, 2020
As cases of COVID-19 increase around the world, many people have questions related to their travel plans. Here are some answers from the Travel Health Insurance Association.
Going on vacation amid the coronavirus outbreak? Here’s what to know
by Rachel D'Amore - Global Newsposted on 6:08 AM, February 27, 2020
With March break around the corner, the risk of catching the new coronavirus is likely to cross the minds of many Canadian travellers. This article published by Global News explains what you should know....
Can you travel during the coronavirus outbreak? The pros outweigh the cons.
by Gayle MacDonald, The Globe and Mailposted on 6:31 AM, February 12, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, travellers need to be aware of where they are going, how they are getting there and know the latest [travel] restrictions, but they don’t need to cancel trips or stop thinking about future ones.
Government of Canada evacuating Canadians from Wuhan, China
by Global Affairs Canadaposted on 5:59 AM, February 5, 2020
-- News release -- The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence,...