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British Columbia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering British Columbia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering British Columbia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to British Columbia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

As of f November 17, an order restricting non-essential travel is in place along select areas of highways 1, 3, 7 and 99 due to severe damage from flooding and landslides. Non-essential vehicles are also limited to purchasing 30 litres of fuel per trip to the gas station in the Lower Mainland (Vancouver to Hope), Sea to Sky (Squamish to Pemberton), Sunshine Coast, Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island. See the complete travel and fuel restrictions here

Some Indigenous communities in BC are not welcoming visitors at this time. Indigenous Tourism BC has a list of Indigenous experiences in the province that are currently open and welcoming visitors.

Current Phase/Stage - BC is in Step 3 of its 4-step Restart Plan.

Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access some events, services and businesses. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout British Columbia in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Northern Health region (except Terrace, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Stikine, Telegraph Creek, Snow Country and Nisga’a): People aged 12 and older must be fully vaccinated to attend indoor and outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals. Indoor personal gatherings are limited to the occupants plus 5 people or one other household. Outdoor personal gatherings are limited to the occupants plus 25 people..

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): Indoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals are limited to 5 people plus the occupants unless all attendees aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated. Outdoor personal gatherings at vacation rentals are limited to 10 people plus the occupants unless all attendees aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated.

Rest of province: Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place

Restaurants & Dining

Province-wide: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access all restaurants, cafes, pubs, breweries and nightclubs. See the full list here.

The requirement to stay seated in restaurants and other licenced establishments is lifted. There are no group limits for indoor and outdoor dining.

Northern Health region Alcohol cannot be served between 10pm and 9am. Bars and nightclubs that do not offer full meal service are closed. Fast food restaurants and unlicensed cafes without table service can either offer takeout only or require people aged 12 and older to provide proof of full vaccination.  

Activities & Attractions

Province-wide: Proof of full vaccination via the BC Vaccine Card is required for people aged 12 and older to access some events, services and businesses. See a full list here. .

Vancouver Coastal Health region, Island Health region, Western Fraser Health region and Northern Health region (only Terrace, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Stikine, Telegraph Creek, Snow Country and Nisga’a): As of October 25, concerts, movie theatres, performance spaces and sports events can operate at full capacity. Casinos are open at reduced capacity.

Northern Health region  Indoor organized gatherings can have maximum 50% capacity and outdoor organized gatherings gatherings with more than 25 people can have maximum 50% capacity. Masks are mandatory indoors and all organized events must have a safety plan in place.

Eastern Fraser Health region (Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope and Mission): Indoor organized gatherings (e.g. movie theatres, sports arenas, event spaces, casinos) can have maximum 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater. Outdoor venues can have 5,000 people or 50% capacity, whichever is greater.

Alberta

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Alberta for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Alberta, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Alberta provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - As of October 26, people aged 12 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination (with the second dose received at least 2 weeks earlier) or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption to access non-essential businesses and events that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program. Businesses that do not implement this program have additional restrictions.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces and on public transit. 

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Amenities at accommodation establishments are limited to 33% maximum capacity.

Restaurants & Dining

All licenced establishments, including restaurants, bars and nightclubs, that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program can resume regular operations. To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

For establishments that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program, indoor dining is not permitted. Outdoor dining will be permitted for 1 household with up to 6 people per table or 2 close contacts for those living alone. Liquor sales must end at 10pm and consumption by 11pm.

Activities & Attractions

Retail businesses are exempt from the Restrictions Exemption Program. However, capacity is restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only, or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

All entertainment businesses and entities, including casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums and galleries, that implement the Restrictions Exemption Program can resume regular operations. To access, people are required to show proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours or a medical exemption.

Businesses and entities that do not implement the Restrictions Exemption Program are restricted to 33% maximum capacity and people must be with household members only or 2 close contacts if they live alone.

Saskatchewan

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Saskatchewan for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Saskatchewan, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Saskatchewan provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Saskatchewan is in Step 3 of the Re-Opening Roadmap.

Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required for people aged 12 and older to access some businesses and event venues. See the full list here.

Masks are mandatory throughout Saskatchewan in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access event and entertainment venues, including casinos, movie theatres, concert and live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events. See the full list here.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination or a privately-paid-for negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is required at point of entry for people aged 12 and older to access event and entertainment venues, including casinos, movie theatres, concert and live-music venues, museums, and indoor facilities hosting ticketed sporting events.

Manitoba

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Manitoba for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Manitoba, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Manitoba provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated. Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted, with exceptions for those who are fully vaccinated, those who are travelling directly to cottages, provincial parks, campgrounds or hunting and fishing lodges, and other specific exceptions.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions in Manitoba are in the orange (restricted) response level.

Masks are mandatory throughout Manitoba in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination for indoor and outdoor dining at all restaurants, bars and other licenced establishments.

Proof of vaccination is required for dine-in at food courts.

Activities & Attractions

All retail operations can resume regular operations.

People aged 12 and older must show proof of vaccination to attend movie theatres, casinos, recreational facilities, indoor and outdoor ticketed sporting events, performing arts events and concerts. Children aged 11 and under will be able to attend events and activities with a fully immunized adult.

Proof of vaccination is also required to attend museums and galleries.

Ontario

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Ontario for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Ontario, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Ontario provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Ontario is in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen.

On October 22, Ontario released its “Plan to Safely Reopen Ontario and Manage COVID-19 for the Long-Term”.

Proof of vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) and proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. Find additional details here.

Masks or face coverings are mandatory for anyone aged 2 and older throughout Ontario in indoor public spaces and whenever physical distancing is a challenge for anyone aged 2 and olderon public transit.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place. Indoor recreational facilities that are part of the operations can open with restrictions.

Overnight camping at campgrounds and campsites, including in Ontario Parks, can operate.

Other restrictions may apply.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) and proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor dining at restaurants and bars, and other food and drink establishments without dance facilities. It is also required for both indoor and outdoor areas of food or drink establishments with dance facilities, including nightclubs, restoclubs and other similar establishments.

Restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments can operate to maximum capacity; 2-metre physical distancing is no longer required. Nightclubs can open to 25% capacity or 250 people, whichever is less, and with 2 metre physical distancing in place.

Other restrictions may apply.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of vaccination (full series of doses + 14 days) and proof of government-issued identification showing name and date of birth is required for people aged 12 and older to access  indoor sports events, racing venues, casinos, concerts, cinemas and theatres, as well as select outdoor venues with a usual capacity of 20,000+ people, subject to certain conditions.

Capacity limits are lifted to allow 100% capacity in concert venues, theatres, cinemas, spectator areas of sports facilities, plus horseracing and car racing tracks. Proof of vaccination is required to access certain areas of these settings.

Retail business can operate with 2-metre physical distancing in place.

Amusement parks and waterparks that opt in to require proof of  vaccination can operate at maximum capacity subject to certain conditions. Amusement parks and water parks that do not opt in to require proof of vaccination can open if they: 1. limit indoor capacity to the number of visitors who can maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres and 2. do not exceed 50% capacity. Outdoor capacity limits have been lifted.

Drive-in or drive-through venues can operate with restrictions.

Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments can operate at full capacity, with other restrictions.

Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions that opt in to require proof of vaccination can operate at maximum capacity subject to certain conditions. Attractions that do not opt in to require proof of vaccination can open if they: 1. limit capacity in the indoor ticketed area to the number of visitors who can maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres and 2. do not exceed 50% capacity. Outdoor capacity limits have been lifted.  Indoor tour and guide services plus boat tours that opt in to require proof of vaccination can operate at maximum capacity subject to certain conditions. Boat tours that do not opt in to require proof of vaccination can operate if they: 1. limit capacity on the vessel to the number of visitors who can maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres and 2. do not exceed 50% of the allowed capacity.

Other restrictions may apply.

Quebec

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Quebec for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Quebec, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Quebec provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - All regions are in Level 1 – Vigilance (green) of Quebec’s regional alert system.

A vaccine passport is required by Quebec residents aged 13 and older to access many events, services and businesses. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

Masks are mandatory throughout Quebec in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 10 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Quebec residents aged 13 and older must show their vaccine passport to dine or drink (indoors and outdoors) at all restaurants, bars, breweries and taverns.

People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

All restaurants, bars, breweries and taverns can resume normal operating hours and capacity, with the distance between tables reduced to 1 metre. Groups will also be allowed with no limits to the number of people per table.

All establishments are required to capture the contact information of patrons.  

As of November 15, patrons are allowed to remain standing, to dance and to sing (e.g. karaoke is permitted).

Activities & Attractions

Quebec residents aged 13 and older must show their vaccine passport to access many activities and attractions, including museums, zoos, aquariums, casinos, cinemas and ski hills. See the full list here. People who reside outside Quebec must show printed proof of vaccination, combined with identification.

There are no capacity restrictions for retail stores. Most other businesses can operate with distancing measures in place.

Cinemas and theatres can operate at full capacity.

New Brunswick

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering New Brunswick for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering New Brunswick, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to New Brunswick provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and have pre-registered. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here.

New Brunswick is in Phase 3 of its 3-phase provincial reopening plan, Path to Green.

Masks are mandatory throughout New Brunswick in indoor public spaces and on public transit.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations can resume regular operations.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants and bars, other food and drink establishments and nightclubs.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination along with government-issued ID is required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor performing arts and sports events, festivals, recreational facilities, casinos, concerts, cinemas and theatres. See the full list here.

Nova Scotia

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Nova Scotia for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Nova Scotia, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Nova Scotia provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Nova Scotia is in Phase 5 of its reopening plan. Proof of full vaccination is now required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. See the full list here

Masks are mandatory throughout Nova Scotia in indoor public spaces and on public transit for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Both provincial and private campgrounds may open.

While accommodations are not subject to proof of full vaccination, some businesses may introduce their own vaccination requirements for guests.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access full-service at restaurants, food establishments and other licenced establishments, both indoors and outdoors.

Restaurants and licenced establishments can operate indoor and outdoor seated service at full capacity.

Proof of vaccination is not required for take-out and drive-through.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to participate in most events and activities that bring groups of people together, including cinemas, theatres and sports stadiums; bus, boat, and walking tours; and museums and art galleries. See the full list here.

Retail businesses, museums, and recreation and leisure facilities can operate at full capacity. Proof of vaccination is not be required for retail stores. Note that some businesses not subject to proof of full vaccination may introduce their own vaccination requirements for customers.

Parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open.

Prince Edward Island

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Prince Edward Island for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. All travellers, regardless of vaccine status, are asked to get tested at least once between day 4 and day 8 after arrival. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Prince Edward Island, but are asked to get tested twice, on day 4 and on day 8, and must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have a PEI Pass can travel to Prince Edward Island provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - The PEI Vax Pass policy is in effect. People aged 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) along with photo ID to access certain businesses and settings. See the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces for anyone aged 5 and older.

Prince Edward Island is in Step 4 of its 5-step provincial reopening plan, Moving Forward 2021.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) is required for people aged 12 and older to access dine-in service at restaurants, cafés, bars and other licenced establishments, both indoors and outdoors. Maximum seating capacity is 100 people inside and 200 people outside.

Proof of vaccination will not be required for take-out and drive-through.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses + 14 days) is required for people aged 12 and older to participate in some events and activities, including concerts, cinemas, theatres, casinos, sporting events and entertainment facilities

Proof of vaccination is not required for retail stores, museums and galleries, which must operate with sufficient distancing measures in place.

See the list of where the PEI Vax Pass is and is not required.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - All travellers over the age of 8 entering Prince Edward Island, regardless of vaccination status, will be tested at point of entry. As of December 3, all travellers arriving from an international destination, including the US, are required to be tested again on day 4 after arrival. No self-isolation upon entering Newfoundland and Labrador for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Newfoundland and Labrador, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals who have submitted the Travel Form up to 30 days prior to their travel date can travel to Newfoundland and Labrador provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage -Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access certain businesses and settings. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth). See a list here.

Newfoundland and Labrador is at Alert Level 1 and is in Step 2 of its 3-step provincial reopening plan, Together. Again.

Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces and on public transit throughout Newfoundland and Labrador for anyone aged 5 and older.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Campsites are permitted to open for day use and overnight use subject to the Guidelines for Campgrounds General Restrictions.

Restaurants & Dining

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access indoor seating at restaurants, cafes, bars and other licenced establishments. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth).

Proof of vaccination will not be not required for outdoor patio seating, take-out and drive-through.

All restaurants and licenced establishments can resume regular operations with the exception of self-serve buffets (prohibited) as long as physical distancing can be maintained.

Activities & Attractions

Proof of full vaccination via the NLVaxPass and valid ID will be required for people aged 12 and older to access cinemas, performance spaces, arenas and indoor entertainment facilities. People aged 19 and older must present one photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID (both must include their name and at least one must have their date of birth). See a list here.

Retail stores may operate with distancing measures in place. Cinemas, performance spaces and arenas can open to maximum 500 people indoors and outdoors with physical distancing.

Yukon

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Yukon for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age of fully vaccinated travellers are not required to quarantine upon entering Yukon, but must follow strict public health measures that include avoiding crowded settings.

The Government of Canada has specific guidelines for driving to or from Alaska through Canada. Read the State of Alaska's health guidance for travellers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals can travel to Yukon provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Yukon is guided by Forging Ahead, The Yukon’s Continuing Response to COVID-19.

As of November 13: Masks are mandatory throughout the Yukon for anyone aged 5 and older in all indoor public spaces and in outdoor public settings where physical distancing cannot be maintainedthroughout Yukon for anyone aged 5 and older.

Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access all non-essential services. 

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of November 13, proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access table service at restaurants and other licenced establishments, up to a maximum of 6 people per table. People must be seated; counter service, moving between tables and dancing are not allowed.

Activities & Attractions

As of November 13: Proof of full vaccination is required for people aged 12 and older to access all non-essential services.

Most businesses and enterprises are open and operating under the Health Protection Order. It is recommended to check with a business, facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Cultural and sports events can have maximum 50% capacity or 25 people, whichever is lower. Seating is limited to single households with 2-metre physical distancing between households.

Northwest Territories

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering the Northwest Territories for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and who are admitted to enter the Northwest Territories. Unvaccinated children (and those travelling with them) will not be able to forgo the mandatory 10-day isolation requirement. All travellers entering the Northwest Territories must file a self-isolation plan, regardless of vaccination status. To fill out a self-isolation plan and find further information about NWT travel restrictions, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories website.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be authorized to travel to the Northwest Territories only to participate in remote tourism with an approved remote tourism operator provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Fully vaccinated foreign nationals must have an exemption from the Northwest Territories Chief Public Health Officer; exemption requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Northwest Territories is in the Indoor Gatherings phase of its reopening plan, Emerging Wisely 2021: Step by Step Together.

People can request a voluntary Proof of Vaccine Credential from the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Masks are mandatory throughout the Northwest Territories in indoor public spaces.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of November 25 in Tuktoyaktuk: Dining establishments are limited to takeout only.

Rest of NWT: Restaurants, bars and lounges can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access these places.

Activities & Attractions

As of November 25 in Tuktoyaktuk: Essential businesses and facilities may remain open with maximum 10 people permitted indoors. Non-essential businesses are closed.

Rest of NWT: Businesses and enterprises can have up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors, with 2-metre physical distancing in place. The Chief Public Health Officer must approve numbers higher than this, with one condition that people over the age of 12 show proof of full vaccination to access to these places.

Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Nunavut

Travel Measures

Traveller self-isolation required - No self-isolation upon entering Nunavut for fully vaccinated foreign nationals provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements and are admitted to enter Nunavut. Unvaccinated children will not be able to forgo the mandatory 14-day self-isolation requirement.

Travel restrictions - Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be authorized to travel to Nunavut provided that they meet specific entry and testing requirements. Entry will continue to be prohibited for foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated.

Entry into Nunavut requires authorization from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer. Authorization may be granted for family reunification or engaging in wilderness tourism with an operator that has an approved Wilderness Tourism Operator COVID-19 Operations Plan.

As of December 1, foreign nationals who have been in any of the countries listed here within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In addition, in the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States, including including Canadian citizens and permanent residents, will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.

Current Phase/Stage - Nunavut is guided by Nunavut’s Path: Living with COVID-19, an approach that supports the territory in its long term response to COVID-19.

Masks are mandatory across Nunavut.

Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place.

Restaurants & Dining

As of November 19 in Pond Inlet: Restaurants and other licenced establishments can have maximum 25% capacity.

As of November 19 in Coral Harbour: Restaurants and other licensed establishments can have maximum 50% capacity, with up to 6 people per table..

As of November 13 in rest of Nunavut: Restaurants and other licenced establishments can have maximum 50% capacity. 

Activities & Attractions

As of November 19 in Pong Inlet and Coral Harbour:  Businesses can open with 2-metre physical distancing. Galleries, museums, theatres and arenas can have maximum 50% capacity or 25 people, whichever is less. Arenas can have maximum 50% capacity or 50 people, whichever is less, plus maximum 50 spectators.

As of November 13 in rest of Nunavut: Businesses can open with 2-metre physical distancing. Galleries and museums can have maximum 50% capacity or 25 people, whichever is less. Theatres can have maximum 75% capacity or 100 people, whichever is less. Arenas can have maximum 50% capacity or 50 people, whichever is less, plus maximum 50 spectators.

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