Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil new measures as we speak to discourage worldwide journey to forestall new, extra infectious variants of the coronavirus from coming into Canada, based on a authorities supply talking on background.
The supply mentioned Canadians can count on to see Ottawa strengthen current journey restrictions.
Trudeau is predicted to announce the main points throughout a press convention outdoors his dwelling at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Earlier this week, Trudeau hinted the authorities was working “fastidiously and diligently” on new measures, as calls from opposition leaders and premiers for extra pandemic measures proceed to mount.
Quebec Premier Francois Legault has been urging the federal authorities to make anybody coming back from overseas quarantine for 2 weeks in a resort, at their very own expense.
Canada has had a ban on non-essential journey into the nation by anybody who is not a citizen or everlasting resident since March, however banning the circulate of Canadians in and overseas is a thornier process.
Individuals who return from overseas for non-essential causes should quarantine for 2 weeks, or threat hefty monetary penalties or jail time. Most travellers should additionally now present proof of a adverse COVID-19 take a look at earlier than arriving in Canada.