Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Announced on Friday new restrictions on travel in Canada because of the new, more contagious coronavirus strain. The Prime Minister will announce that it will be mandatory that travelers at their own expense, stay in a hotel upon arriving into Canada. Airline service from Mexico and The Caribbean Will be suspended until April 30th. The airlines affected are Canada, WestJet, Sunwing, and Air Transat. Incoming flights must land at the following four airports: Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal.
Nonessential travelers must show a negative test before entry at the land border with the U.S. Those entering Canada must self-isolate for 14 days and show a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days before arrival. These travel restrictions will certainly put a damper on vacations, and those visiting relatives or traveling for business in and out of Canada.