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Coronavirus: B.C. families voice frustration as Ottawa pledges to bring Canadians home from India

Coronavirus: B.C. families voice frustration as Ottawa pledges to bring Canadians home from India

Several British Columbia families say they are deeply frustrated by efforts to bring home relatives who are stranded in India amid the coronavirus crisis. Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says the federal government is working on repatriation flights for Canadians stuck in India, which has been on lockdown since March …

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These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t – National

These Canadians living abroad didn’t come home when coronavirus started — and still won’t - National

Scrambling home on international flights and paying thousands to find footing on Canadian soil again isn’t an ideal scenario for many expats who choose to live abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. As some countries saw the spread of the virus weeks before cases were confirmed in Canada and are seemingly …

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Trapped in their hostel room for 23-hours a day, Canadians in Peru desperate to come home – National

Trapped in their hostel room for 23-hours a day, Canadians in Peru desperate to come home - National

Coughing, a fever and shortness of breath — these are the symptoms of COVID-19 that Antoine Pouliot-Hamel has been experiencing for the last eight days.  But Pouliot-Hamel isn’t recovering from his symptoms at home in Quebec City. The 33-year-old is stuck in a hostel in Cusco, Peru.  He and many …

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Canadians stuck in Nepal left wondering how to return home during coronavirus pandemic – National

Canadians stuck in Nepal left wondering how to return home during coronavirus pandemic - National

Canadians stranded in Nepal during the novel coronavirus pandemic have launched a petition to press the federal government for flights home. “We appeal to the Canadian government to urgently help repatriate the many citizens currently stranded in Nepal,” the Change.org petition says. As of Monday, it had garnered more than …

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Stranded in South America as COVID-19 spreads, Canadian travellers anxiously await rescue

Stranded in South America as COVID-19 spreads, Canadian travellers anxiously await rescue

Despite government efforts to bring them home, some Canadian travellers stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic say they are not optimistic about returning home soon. On Monday, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne tweeted that the Canadian government had “secured authorizations for @AirCanada to operate 3 flights this week” from Peru.  READ …

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Coronavirus: Air Canada to fly Canadians home from Morocco Saturday – National

Coronavirus: Air Canada to fly Canadians home from Morocco Saturday - National

Air Canada announced Friday it will operate a special flight out of Morocco on Saturday to bring Canadians back home as international borders shut down over the coronavirus pandemic. The airline said it will employ a wide-body aircraft with 450 seats for the flight from the North African city of …

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