Tag: canada

Ft. Francis, Ont. Mayor June Caul on the removal of Border Restrictions Oct 1.

From Oct. 1, travelers entering Canada will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination, undergo testing, quarantine or isolation, or submit public health information to the government’s app or website, officials said Monday morning in Ottawa.Masking requirements on domestic planes and trains will also be lifted, and cruise passengers won’t be required to…
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September 27, 2022 0

Canadian Feds to lift PCR test requirement for short trips

The Canadian federal government will be lifting the PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travelers returning to Canada after short trips. This means that as soon as this re-entry requirement comes into effect, travellers who are coming back into the country within 72 hours of their departure will no longer need to show proof of…
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November 19, 2021 0

Border Opening not been “Smooth Sailing”

Travel north across the Canadian border opened at 11 pm last night and the line up to cross into Canada started to develop during the day on Sunday.  As of 9 pm on Sunday night, the backup was nearly to the Burner Road.  Mike Ricks from Oklahoma, who was one of the many cars in line last…
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August 9, 2021 0

City Council looking to Feds along with Canada for New Bridge

City Council votes to try block sale of Border Bridge into Canada.

July 7, 2021 0

Press Release Town of Fort Frances, Ont

The Town of Fort Frances Emergency Management ControlGroup has been working to provide support & assistance with Naicatchewenin First Nationas they are experiencing a forest fire near their community and as a result have had toevacuate some of their community members to Fort Frances.The MNRF effective June 25th, 2021, has placed an implementation order:“All travel,…
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June 28, 2021 0

Ontario to start re-opening

Ontario will move into the initial phase of its reopening plan three days ahead of schedule on Friday, the government says, including loosening restrictions on retail and outdoor activities. The province said the decision was made based on vaccination rates and “continuing improvements in key public health indicators.” In a statement, Premier Doug Ford thanked…
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June 10, 2021 0