On Jan. 29, the Government of Canada announced new restrictions on international travel. Effective Jan. 31, all flights from Canada to Mexico and the Caribbean have been suspended until April 30, 2021. Additionally, beginning at midnight (11:59 p.m. EST) on Feb.

The government has announced new testing and quarantine rules for international travellers.
 

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Winning 22 of 40 seats, Andrew Furey’s Liberal Party claimed a slim majority government in Newfoundland and Labrador’s recent election.
In its recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Federal Retirees focused on the critical importance of a national seniors strategy.
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Colleen Flood, director for the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, shares her vision for long-term care transformation.

On Sept. 24, voters in British Columbia headed to the polls as the second province in Canada to hold an election during the global coronavirus pandemic.

On Sept. 26, voters in Saskatchewan headed to the polls and delivered a majority government for Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party. This is the fourth consecutive majority mandate for this party.

Ontario’s Ford government has tabled a $187-billion budget in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, all travellers to Canada are required to provide contact and quarantine information.
With its fall fiscal update, the federal government plans a record-high deficit to kick-start the Canadian economy.
Vaccine rollout varies from province to province, but the federal government has stated it expects all Canadians to be vaccinated by September 2021.

Effective Jan. 7, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. EST, all air passengers five years of age or older will be required to test negative for COVID-19 before travelling from another country to Canada.

Prime Minister Trudeau shuffled his cabinet last week, prompting new mandate letters and fueling election speculation.