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Travel restrictions may lessen as new CEC offers continue

Published on: Jul 15, 2021 | Tags: Canada Travel Restrictions, Canada Immigration

When the Covid-19 crisis hit in the spring of 2020, Canada and the United States mutually agreed to close their shared border to all but essential travel, slashing the number of people entering Canada to a fraction of its former total. At the time, few could have foreseen that these restrictions, reviewed on a monthly basis, would be renewed once again in June 2021, leaving…

First signs of travel restrictions easing appear

Published on: Jun 16, 2021 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Travel Restrictions, Express Entry

Since the spring of 2020, travel restrictions have been an important part of Canada's struggle against the global Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions on who can enter the country, quarantine requirements for those who do, and the closure of the border between Canada and the United States have all led to dramatic reductions in the numbers of travellers visiting…

Canada renews travel restrictions with a focus on internal applicants

Published on: May 31, 2021 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Travel Restrictions

In 2020, as awareness of the threat of Covid-19 began to grow, Canada imposed travel restrictions intended to slow the spread of the disease. This week, Canada confirmed that travel restrictions, both long-standing closures and more recent ones, will continue to be part of Canada's plan for fighting Covid into the summer. India and Pakistan travel ban extended One of the most significant…

Travelling with a medical device to Canada

Published on: May 16, 2021 | Tags: Flight Safety, Border Security, Flying to Canada

Travellers with medical devices need to be aware of rules and regulations when travelling to Canada by aircraft. The first step in the planning process, is for such travellers to contact their doctor or physician. Make inquiries on whether it will be safe for you to travel and to pass through the security metal detectors in use at various checkpoints. Travellers should also gather their medical…

Canada opens six new pathways for permanent residence

Published on: May 07, 2021 | Tags: Canada Work Permit, Canada Immigration

Beginning on May 6 and lasting until November 5, people studying or working in Canada will have six new pathways through which to apply for permanent residence. These new pathways reflect the nation's need for workers in a number of vital economic sectors and could smooth the path to permanent residence for tens of thousands of workers, students, recent graduates and their families. Facing…

In-flight safety when flying to Canada

Published on: Apr 30, 2021 | Tags: Flight Safety

The flight crew and attendants have a significant role in ensuring your safety during air travel. The crew ensures that you get to your destination safely while the attendants keep the environment safe and sure that passengers are quickly evacuated from the airplane if necessary.  Whether in a local Canadian flight or an international flight, it’s important to make sure that you understand all the…

Canadian immigration system adapts regulations to Covid-19 pressures

Published on: Apr 01, 2021 | Tags: Canada Immigration, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Visa

The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has had several significant effects on Canada's immigration system. Most notably, pandemic travel restrictions have made it more difficult for potential new permanent residents to travel to Canada. This decline in new arrivals, together with the death toll of the coronavirus, has caused Canada's population growth rate to plunge to levels not seen in over a century. However,…

Travelling with disabilities to Canada

Published on: Mar 13, 2021 | Tags: Canada Entry Requirements, Flying to Canada

As a traveller with mobility, hearing, visual, or any other form of disability, it’s important to understand that different countries will have different disability standards. Many aren’t in a position to offer wheelchair access or other services that disabled travellers may need. It’s recommended that before traveling you review the kind of disability services offered on airlines and at airports.…

Further signs of hope as Canadian immigration numbers climb

Published on: Mar 11, 2021 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Immigration

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a shock to all areas of Canadian life, and immigration is no exception. Numbers of new arrivals in 2020 were down compared to 2019 as travel restrictions introduced to curtail the spread of the virus made it harder for people to travel from overseas to Canada. Even for those who were already resident in Canada, the closure of offices and other facilities meant that…

What can you take on a plane to Canada?

Published on: Feb 26, 2021 | Tags: Canada Travel Restrictions, Air Passenger Rights

Airlines have very strict rule about what you can and cannot bring on to an aircraft, and there are a number of items that have very specific rules attached to transportation. If you are travelling to and from Canada, you can review the information in this article to determine what it is permissible to take with you during your journey.