Canada Removes Years-Long Border Restrictions

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NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WNY News Now) – Canada is getting rid of pandemic-related border restrictions that have been in place for two and a half years.

Monday, Canadian officials said they are removing all COVID-19 travel restrictions starting October first.

That includes testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for people entering Canada.

A transportation official said travelers will also no longer be required to undergo health checks or wear masks for travel on planes or trains.

Similar changes will also apply to cruise line passengers and crews who will no longer be subject to vaccine requirements or testing before boarding.


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