Canada. Travel

Greyhound Canada closure will be a ‘disaster’ for rural communities, experts say

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Several transportation experts say that Greyhound Canada’s decision to shut down bus services permanently is going to have a compounded effect on some of the country’s already most disadvantaged commuters and travellers. The decision to close the bus line’s remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec deals a heavy blow …

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‘I’m not afraid of COVID’: Why some Canadians choose to travel abroad amid a pandemic – National

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Despite countless travel warnings from health and government officials, Canadians are still jet-setting across the world during a deadly pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced new travel restrictions — including a mandatory 3-day hotel quarantine on the travellers’ dime — in order to help stop the spread …

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Rise in travel-related COVID-19 cases coincides with holiday vacation period, data suggests – National

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As the federal government prepares to slap new restrictions on international travel, Health Canada data suggest a worrying uptick of coronavirus infections directly connected to foreign arrivals. While travel exposures account for less than two per cent of all Canada’s COVID-19 cases, the number of cases in recent travellers, …

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Rise in travel-related COVID-19 cases coincides with holiday vacation period, data suggests – National

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As the federal government prepares to slap new restrictions on international travel, Health Canada data suggest a worrying uptick of coronavirus infections directly connected to foreign arrivals. While travel exposures account for less than two per cent of all Canada’s COVID-19 cases, the number of cases in recent travellers, …

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Lockdowns, curfew, stay-at-home order: What’s next in Canada’s COVID-19 fight? – National

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Provinces across Canada have implemented strict lockdowns in order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Quebec has implemented curfews, Ontario has issued a stay-at-home order and a few Atlantic provinces have restricted travel. However, as cases continue to soar, some are left wondering if stricter measures need …

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More details expected on Canada’s plan for negative COVID-19 tests for air travellers – National

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The federal government is expected to provide details later today on its plan to make travellers test negative for COVID-19 before landing in Canada. The Liberals announced Wednesday that all passengers on flights entering the country will soon be required to have a negative PCR test three days before …

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