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Canada to remove all COVID border, travel measures from October 1

Travellers, regardless of citizenship, will not have to go through testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements

September 26, 2022 06:49 pm | Updated 06:49 pm IST - OTTAWA

A file photo of travellers at the security queue in the departures lounge at the start of the Victoria Day holiday long weekend at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, May 20, 2022. Image for representational purposes only.

A file photo of travellers at the security queue in the departures lounge at the start of the Victoria Day holiday long weekend at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, May 20, 2022. Image for representational purposes only. | Photo Credit: Reuters

Canada will remove all COVID-19 restrictions for inbound travelers from Oct. 1, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements, the government said on Monday.

Travelers, regardless of citizenship, will not have to submit health information through the ArriveCAN app or provide proof of vaccination from Saturday.

A requirement for travelers to wear masks on planes and trains would also be dropped, according to the statement.

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