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NEWS & UPDATES:

September 21, 2021: Canada announces extension of flight ban from India as it prepares for the return of direct flights

September 2, 2021: Travel Advisory: REMINDER – On September 7, new measures for fully vaccinated international travellers to Canada will come into force

August 13, 2021: Government of Canada negotiates additional agreement with Moderna for vaccine supply beyond 2021

August 13, 2021: Government of Canada supporting Canada’s major airports with funding for COVID-19 testing and screening infrastructure

August 12, 2021: Canada announces new contribution to global vaccination efforts

July 19, 2021: Government of Canada announces easing of border measures for fully vaccinated travellers

April 20, 2021: 2021 Federal Budget

SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYERS:

CANADA'S COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN

HIGHLY AFFECTED SECTORS CREDIT AVAILABILITY PROGRAM (HASCAP):

January 26, 2021: Minister Ng Announces launch of Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program​ 

CANADA EMERGENCY BUSINESS ACCOUNT (CEBA):

December 04, 2020: Government Expands Canada Emergency Business Account Loans

August 31, 2020: Government announces greater flexibility and extension of Canada Emergency Business Account

CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY:

November 05, 2020Details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Extension (Proposed Extension Until June 2021) 

November 05, 2020Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support 

April 22, 2020: Canada Employment Wage Subsidy Calculator

CANADA EMERGENCY RENT SUBSIDY:

November 23, 2020: Canada Revenue Agency Opens Applications for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

November 05, 2020Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (Available Retroactive to September 27, 2020, Until June 2021)

November 05, 2020Lockdown Support for Businesses Facing Significant Public Health Restrictions (Available Retroactive to September 27, 2020, Until June 2021)

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS:

Use ArriveCAN to submit your travel plans (mandatory)

All travellers, with limited exceptions, whether entering Canada by air, land or marine vessel, must use ArriveCAN.

You'll need to submit your information within 72 hours before your arrival to Canada.

Available for iOS, Android and online.  The mobile app is free and is available in English, French and Spanish (displayed in the language of your device). It can save your contact and travel document information for travel at a later date.

Archived News: COVID-19 Federal Government