Canada eTA Resources

Canada eTA Resources

September 2020 figures show steep decline in travel to Canada

Published on: Nov 27, 2020 | Tags: Canada Arrivals Statistics, Canada Tourism

Statistics Canada, the government's central statistics office, has released figures detailing the number of travellers to Canada in September 2020. The new statistics show a significant decrease both in new arrivals and in Canadians returning from trips abroad, with the total number of journeys down by over 95% from the figure for September 2019. These numbers reveal the dramatic effect that travel…

Flying to Canada while pregnant

Published on: Nov 17, 2020 | Tags: Travelling while pregnant, Canada Entry Requirements

Traveling while pregnant can be difficult due to risks and challenges involved, but you can make it safer through careful preparation. One of the reasons why pregnant women fear traveling is their prevalence of certain infections and the risk of developing severe complications that can affect childbirth. You can learn more about any possible risks by discussing your travel plans with a health care…

Statistics Canada assesses economic effects of travel restrictions

Published on: Nov 03, 2020 | Tags: Canada Travel Restrictions, COVID-19

International border closures and internal travel restrictions resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on Canada's economy, according to a new study released by Statistics Canada. Although these restrictions are designed to protect public health, they do have a cost in the form of reduced economic activity, especially in travel and related sectors. Canada's central…

What to wear on a flight to Canada?

Published on: Oct 23, 2020 | Tags: Flying to Canada, Canada Tourism

Travellers who are taking long-haul flights to Canada can benefit from learning about how to dress appropriately and comfortably for their journey, both to the airport and when on the plane. This article reviews a few considerations for travellers when it comes to dressing smartly for their long trips to Canada. Consider weather conditions at your destination and layering your clothes Take…

Canadian immigration Covid-19 precautions continue

Published on: Oct 15, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The global Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on immigration and travel to Canada. In addition to border closures and travel restrictions, the economic effects of the virus have been pronounced in some industries that employ large numbers of immigrants. However, recent economic news suggests some promising changes in employment for immigrants, while the process of reopening the immigration…

Travel to Canada stays low in July 2020

Published on: Sep 30, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Canada Entry Requirements, Canada Arrivals Statistics

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have been severe for worldwide travel, and Canada is no exception. With non-residents banned from non-essential travel since March 18 and the border between Canada and the United States closed since March 21, many visitors who would have travelled to Canada in previous years for work, to study, to visit family or simply for tourism have stayed home. On…

How to extend your stay in Canada

Published on: Sep 21, 2020 | Tags: Visitor Record, Canada eTA, Canada Visa

When you arrive in Canada as a visitor for the first time, you will need to show one of the following documents before you are allowed to enter: a valid travel document or passport and a visitor visa or temporary resident visa, or an eTA (electronic travel authorization). Should you wish to remain…

COVID-19 impacts on family and refugee immigration to Canada

Published on: Sep 06, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in major changes to the way Canada's immigration system works in practice. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has been forced to change procedures and prioritize some applicants over others as a response to travel restrictions and other challenges. In light of this situation, many Canadians are considering how Canadian immigration procedures will…

Express Entry draws continue as travel restrictions remain in place

Published on: Aug 27, 2020 | Tags: Canada Immigration, COVID-19

Throughout the summer, the story of Canada's immigration system has been the story of reaction to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Despite ongoing restrictions in place to keep Canadians safe from the coronavirus, immigration processes such as Express Entry draws continue, although there have been some changes to reflect the changing circumstances. Why were Canadian and American border restrictions…

Top Landmarks to see in Canada

Published on: Aug 17, 2020 | Tags: Canada eTA, Canada Tourism

Canada offers visitors a number of urban attractions to renowned nature spots. Canada’s vastness and rich cultural history have developed it into a welcoming and diverse country. This guide provides travellers with a few top landmarks they should consider visiting on their next trip to Canada. Traveling to Canada Before you make a list of landmarks you must see in Canada, it's…