Canadian snowbirds getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida face backlash from some residents

The story has made national headlines in the United States: Foreigners aged 65 and older in Florida, including Canadian snowbirds, are being offered the COVID-19 vaccine. Some snowbirds who made the journey to Florida this winter — despite Canada's advisory not to travel abroad...

Majority of travellers entering Canada during COVID-19 given OK to not quarantine

More than five million arrivals into Canada have been allowed to skip the 14-day quarantine requirement put in place when the country closed its borders to non-essential travel in late March, the Canada Border Services Agency estimates.The data — which was compiled by the CBSA at the request...

Vast majority of travellers entering Canada allowed to skip 14-day quarantine

More than five million arrivals into Canada have been allowed to skip the 14-day quarantine requirement put in place when the country closed its borders to non-essential travel in late March, the Canada Border Services Agency estimates.The data — which was compiled by the CBSA at the request...

77 fines issued, 7 people charged for breaking Canada’s quarantine rules during COVID-19

Over the past seven months, police have issued 77 fines and charged seven people for violating Canada's Quarantine Act, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. PHAC said that since the act took effect in late March, more than one million people who entered...

EU shutting the door to Canadians is a wake-up call to ramp up our COVID-19 efforts

What a difference a few months make. Over the summer, Canadians were riding high on the notion they had flattened the curve. In comparison, COVID-19 infections in the neighbouring United States had spiked to new highs. Then the fall arrived, and coronavirus case...