Minister Garneau announces extended measures for cruise ships and pleasure craft in Canada
Today, given the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced the extension of measures pertaining to cruise ships and pleasure craft until February 28, 2021. This means: a) Cruise ships with overnight accommodations carrying more than 100 people continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters; b) All other passenger vessels must continue following provincial, territorial, local and regional health authority guidance; c) Passenger vessels carrying more than 12 people continue to be prohibited from entering Arctic coastal waters, including Nunatsiavut, Nunavik and the Labrador Coast; d) Adventure-seeking pleasure craft also continue to be banned in Arctic waters.
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