PC 2020-0795 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order – Prohibition of Entry into Canada from the United States
This order is to (1) support Canada’s continued focus on reducing the introduction and further spread of COVID-19 by decreasing the risk of importing cases from outside the country; (2) continue to prohibit entry into Canada of foreign nationals arriving from the U.S. for an optional or discretionary purpose, with some limited exceptions, and if they have reasonable grounds to suspect they have COVID-19, if they have signs and symptoms of COVID-19, or if they know they have COVID-19; (3) allow the entry of extended family members of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident; (4) allow entry on compassionate grounds; (5) allow the entry of students to attend a listed institution, effective October 20, 2020; and (6) make non-substantive administrative amendments for clarity.
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