Sunday, July 18, 2021

Fully vaccinated Americans may be allowed into Canada soon


CBC News in Canada shows that the Prime Minister's Office says if current public health conditions continue, fully vaccinated U.S.citizens and permanent residents could be allowed to visit Canada by mid-August for non-essential travel. A PMO statement says Canada might be able to welcome fully vaccinated travellers from all other countries by September.

Canadian government approaches reopening border for fully vaccinated Americans


CBC News: The National in Canada shows that as the government looks to a possible mid-August reopening of the U.S. border for fully vaccinated travellers, people affected are still looking for details, such as whether the U.S. will reciprocate.

Canada: Barrie, Ont., devastated after 'catastrophic' damage from tornado


CBC News shows that a tornado that tore through Barrie, Ont., left a path of destruction about five kilometres long, bringing winds of up to 210 km/h. Environment Canada gave the tornado a preliminary rating of EF-2.

Vaccinated travellers face hurdles entering Canada


CityNews in Toronto in Canada shows that fully vaccinated travellers looking to come to Canada are finding out not all vaccines are being treated equally.

Canada lacks national standards for proof of COVID-19 vaccination


CBC News: The National in Canada shows that Canada doesn’t have national standards for proof of a COVID-19 vaccination and as a result, there’s a 'hodgepodge' of methods created by provinces and businesses.

Canada: Windsor, Ont., mayor says border closure 'untenable' for this amount of time


CBC News shows that Drew Dilkens, mayor of Windsor, Ont., says that people in his city are anxious to see the Canada-USA land border open 'in short order.'

Fully vaccinated Canadian abroad frustrated at quarantine rules


CBC News shows that William Hamilton is a fully vaccinated Canadian, but since he received the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, which is offered in Russia (where he works as an English teacher) but not approved in Canada, he is still required to quarantine in a hotel upon return to Canada. Hamilton is frustrated that under federal rules, he can't skip the quarantine like other fully vaccinated Canadians who were jabbed with vaccines that have been approved by Health Canada.