We are pleased to share with you important information on the upcoming changes to Canada’s border restrictions as announced on July 19, 2021 by Prime Minister Trudeau. Provided that Canada’s COVID-19 epidemiology remains favourable, we look forward to the successful arrival of our students.
Changes as of August 9, 2021
For unvaccinated / partially vaccinated travellers:
- Elimination of the three-night government-authorized hotel stay requirement. Partially-vaccinated and unvaccinated international students will still be required to undergo Day 1 and Day 8 COVID-19 molecular tests, and complete a mandatory 14 day quarantine
For fully vaccinated travellers:
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- Discretionary (non-essential) travel for fully vaccinated American citizens and permanent residents currently residing in the U.S. allowed.
- Adjustments made to arrival testing for fully vaccinated travellers. Using a new border testing surveillance program at airports and land border crossings, fully vaccinated travellers will not need a post-arrival test unless they have been randomly selected to complete a Day 1 COVID-19 molecular test.
- Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age and dependent children (due to a mental or physical condition) of fully vaccinated travellers will no longer have to complete a 14 day quarantine but must follow strict public health measures
International flights carrying passengers will be permitted to land at five additional Canadian airports
- Halifax Stanfield International Airport;
- Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport;
- Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport;
- Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport; and
- Edmonton International Airport
Anticipated Changes as of September 7, 2021
- 15% discount on economy class airfare from an international destination to Canada
- Must be used for students travelling only
- Promotion is valid for travel until December 31, 2021 with tickets being issued before August 31, 2021
- Changes may be made at any time at the discretion of Air Canada