Celebrating nice, wherever you are

Celebrating nice, wherever you are

Canada is made up of friendly faces, iconic places and rich cultures worth celebrating every day—from province to territory, neighbour to neighbour. The world needs more nice. Find your inspiration and (re)discover what it means to you.

Discover nice
Find out where (and how) to safely experience the incredible places and people of Canada.
  • This is Canada Nice
    Go behind the scenes of “This is Canada Nice”, exploring Canada's rich history and inspiring culture.
    Go behind the scenes of “This is Canada Nice”, exploring Canada's rich history and inspiring culture.
    This is Canada Nice
  • Heartbeat of Canada
    Get to know the people who keep our country’s heart beating strong.
    Get to know the people who keep our country’s heart beating strong.
    Heartbeat of Canada - get to know the people who keep our country’s heart beating strong
  • Red Chair Diaries
    Learn about Western Canada’s first chair lift, The Red Chair in Rossland, BC
    Learn about Western Canada’s first chair lift, The Red Chair in Rossland, BC
    Destination BC/Kari Medig
  • Welcome to Tofino
    Meet a few seasoned Tofino residents who share why their community means so much to them.
    Meet a few seasoned Tofino residents who share why their community means so much to them.
  • Kluane Lake - Northern Lights 360º
    Sit back and watch the Yukon's Northern Lights.
    Sit back and watch the Yukon's Northern Lights.
  • I was born there: Torngat Mountains National Park
    I Was Born There illustrates the experience of the park and explores the cultural significance of this special place.
    I Was Born There illustrates the experience of the park and explores the cultural significance of this special place.
  • WHERE NICE COMES WITH THE TERRITORY: A REMARKABLE GUIDE
    Terry Lende shares a story about how two guides noticed she had a problem and then immediately went to work to fix it.
    Terry Lende shares a story about how two guides noticed she had a problem and then immediately went to work to fix it.
  • Yukon Book Club
    Experience the Yukon without ever leaving your home. Or your pajamas.
    Experience the Yukon without ever leaving your home. Or your pajamas.
  • Why Whistler: Mike
    Whistler local Mike describes his love for the natural beauty and community in Whistler.
    Whistler local Mike describes his love for the natural beauty and community in Whistler.
  • There's Nothing Like Canada in Winter
    From St. John's to Yellowknife, they uncover hidden gems and meet the people who make each place so unique.
    From St. John's to Yellowknife, they uncover hidden gems and meet the people who make each place so unique.
  • A taste of Newfoundland and Labrador with Celeste Mah
    Meet acclaimed Pastry Chef, Celeste Mah and explore St. John’s hyperlocal, sustainable food scene through her desserts.
    Meet acclaimed Pastry Chef, Celeste Mah and explore St. John’s hyperlocal, sustainable food scene through her desserts.
    Celeste Ma shore lunch
  • The Dufour-Lapointe Skier Sisters’ Top Canadian Destinations
    Famous skiing sisters tell us about their favourite spots in Canada.
    Famous skiing sisters tell us about their favourite spots in Canada.
    The Dufour-Lapointe Sisters’ Top Canadian Destinations
  • Travelling nicely: How to plan your next Canadian vacation
    Here’s how to travel thoughtfully and get the most out of your trip around Canada.
    Here’s how to travel thoughtfully and get the most out of your trip around Canada.
    Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta - credit: Johan Lolos
  • Discover the Yukon’s Underrated Culinary Scene
    The Yukon surprises and delights with its culinary offerings.
    The Yukon surprises and delights with its culinary offerings.
  • 5 cozy escapes to put on your travel radar
    Cue snow-covered peaks, icy lakes, and snowflakes that meander into our steamy hot chocolates.
    Cue snow-covered peaks, icy lakes, and snowflakes that meander into our steamy hot chocolates.
  • Working from away: Stay productive and feel rejuvenated
    Work remotely across Canada and enjoy a change of scenery on a local getaway, including hotels, restaurants, attractions, and nature.
    Work remotely across Canada and enjoy a change of scenery on a local getaway, including hotels, restaurants, attractions, and nature.
    Mount Engadine Lodge, Alberta
  • How to plan for a winter on the slopes
    Everything you need to know about skiing and sliding for this winter season.
    Everything you need to know about skiing and sliding for this winter season.
  • 21 Record-Breaking Things in the Northwest Territories
    Discover the extraordinary in the Northwest Territories with these 21 record-breakers.
    Discover the extraordinary in the Northwest Territories with these 21 record-breakers.
  • Glaciers and Grizzlies in Kluane National Park
    Find out what makes Kluane National Park a must visit in Canada's North.
    Find out what makes Kluane National Park a must visit in Canada's North.
  • FREDERICTON'S CAPITAL MOMENTS
    In Fredericton, you’ve got the perfect mix of fall enjoyment.
    In Fredericton, you’ve got the perfect mix of fall enjoyment.
  • A local's guide to the Kelowna food scene
    From delicate sweets, to hand-formed burgers, dine to discover some of Kelowna’s most delectable dishes.
    From delicate sweets, to hand-formed burgers, dine to discover some of Kelowna’s most delectable dishes.
  • Cape Breton Island's Northern Hidden Gem
    Local ambassador Chuck Wrathall provides some travel inspiration on one of Cape Breton Island's hidden gems.
    Local ambassador Chuck Wrathall provides some travel inspiration on one of Cape Breton Island's hidden gems.
  • FISH, FEAST & FIRE – A SECLUDED ISLAND EXPERIENCE
    Discover boat to table culinary culture in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
    Discover boat to table culinary culture in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Irish Mythen Describes Her Love for Prince Edwards Island
    Find out what made Irish Mythen fall in love with Prince Edward Island.
    Find out what made Irish Mythen fall in love with Prince Edward Island.
  • The musical masterpiece inspired by the northern lights
    Learn how the Northern Lights inspired Roman Zavada to create a musical masterpiece.
    Learn how the Northern Lights inspired Roman Zavada to create a musical masterpiece.
  • Whales Tales in Newfoundland and Labrador
    Listen to two amazing stories from a couple of Newfoundland and Labrador's passionate whale watching guides.
    Listen to two amazing stories from a couple of Newfoundland and Labrador's passionate whale watching guides.
  • A Perfect Day in Regina
    Discover some of the best things that you can do in Saskatchewan's capital city, Regina.
    Discover some of the best things that you can do in Saskatchewan's capital city, Regina.
  • A Bikepacking Adventure in the Canadian Rockies in Tribute to a Lost Husband
    Watch Sarah Hornby's touching story on her bikepacking tour in the Canadian Rockies in honour of her late husband.
    Watch Sarah Hornby's touching story on her bikepacking tour in the Canadian Rockies in honour of her late husband.
  • Long Weekends in Canada: Arts and Culture Getaways
    Museums, performances, music and exhibitions in every province and territory for a perfect weekend away.
    Museums, performances, music and exhibitions in every province and territory for a perfect weekend away.
    Manitoba Museum
  • There's No Place Like Dildo
    Explore the unique character and welcoming community of Dildo in Newfoundland and Labrador.
    Explore the unique character and welcoming community of Dildo in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • With Glowing Hearts: Whistler
    Whistler wanted to say thank you. But, being Whistler, thank you meant a day of epic mountain adventures.
    Whistler wanted to say thank you. But, being Whistler, thank you meant a day of epic mountain adventures.
  • Dreaming of the open road?
    Canada's friendly communities and breathtaking landscapes stretching coast-to-coast-to-coast make for the perfect road trip.
    Canada's friendly communities and breathtaking landscapes stretching coast-to-coast-to-coast make for the perfect road trip.
    Canadian Rockies Road Trip
  • Paddling Victoria’s Waterways
    Explore Victoria from a refreshing new perspective with Kelp Reef Adventures.
    Explore Victoria from a refreshing new perspective with Kelp Reef Adventures.
    Kayaking Victoria's Inner Harbour with Kelp Reef Adventures
  • Calgary’s Rhythm and Flow
    Appreciating the intrepid city of Calgary with its most adventurous mom.
    Appreciating the intrepid city of Calgary with its most adventurous mom.
  • Wide Open Spaces in Yukon
    Discover mountains that scrape the heavens and waterways that gracefully carve through the land.
    Discover mountains that scrape the heavens and waterways that gracefully carve through the land.
  • At the Greenbriar with Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
    Discover Calgary’s close-knit community through the eyes of local musician Michael Bernard Fitzgerland.
    Discover Calgary’s close-knit community through the eyes of local musician Michael Bernard Fitzgerland.
  • Long Weekends in Canada: Adventure Getaways
    Outdoor adventures in every province and territory—like surfing, cycling and hiking—for a perfect weekend away.
    Outdoor adventures in every province and territory—like surfing, cycling and hiking—for a perfect weekend away.
    Manitoba - credit: Ben Jaworskyj
  • A WINDING ROAD TRIP ALONG THE SAINT JOHN RIVER
    Nestled in the Saint John River valley you'll find a host of natural attractions, perfect for vacation getaways.
    Nestled in the Saint John River valley you'll find a host of natural attractions, perfect for vacation getaways.
    Grand Falls Gorge, Grand Falls
  • An Urban Escape in Vancouver with Jonny Bierman
    Discover an urban getaway that pairs an Indigenous adventure with art, culinary, and history for a perfect cultural connection.
    Discover an urban getaway that pairs an Indigenous adventure with art, culinary, and history for a perfect cultural connection.
    Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre - credit: Canadian Tourism Commission
  • Active Canada: Outdoor Adventures to Try Near You
    Hiking, biking and canoeing are just some of the outdoor adventures in Canada that active travellers can enjoy.
    Hiking, biking and canoeing are just some of the outdoor adventures in Canada that active travellers can enjoy.
    East Block, Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan
  • Explore your city with this Canadian summer staycation guide
    Need a break from the routine? Get into vacation mode in your own city at these hotels, restaurants and diversions
    Need a break from the routine? Get into vacation mode in your own city at these hotels, restaurants and diversions
  • Advice on life and travel from a mother
    In a letter to her son, Gemma reflects on how travel is something that expands horizons.
    In a letter to her son, Gemma reflects on how travel is something that expands horizons.
  • Discover Creativity and Community at Skullback Studios
    Find out what makes the Skullback Studios the perfect place for creative inspiration and rustic relaxation.
    Find out what makes the Skullback Studios the perfect place for creative inspiration and rustic relaxation.
  • The Tucks and Cuthbert
    Julie and Marcus Tuck explore the Yukon in their truck Cuthbert after their round the world adventure took a pause due to international travel restrictions.
    Julie and Marcus Tuck explore the Yukon in their truck Cuthbert after their round the world adventure took a pause due to international travel restrictions.
    Tucks and Cuthbert Yukon Adventure
  • Rick Mercer's Rant on Travel
    CBC personality Rick Mercer celebrates Canadians’ love of travel with a rant calling on us to explore our own backyards this year.
    CBC personality Rick Mercer celebrates Canadians’ love of travel with a rant calling on us to explore our own backyards this year.
    Rick Mercer's Rant on Travel
  • Hidden Canada: Home and Away
    The Globe and Mail celebrates Canada's diverse heritage in the annual Canadian travel guide.
    The Globe and Mail celebrates Canada's diverse heritage in the annual Canadian travel guide.
    Hidden Canada: Home and Away
  • Feast: Community Cooking and Indigenous Foodways
    Discover a microcosm of modern Indigenous culture and cuisine at Feast Café Bistro, Winnipeg.
    Discover a microcosm of modern Indigenous culture and cuisine at Feast Café Bistro, Winnipeg.
    Feast Winnipegs Chef Calvin Spencer and Elder Calvin Pompana
  • Travel Canada This Summer
    Peter Mansbridge calls on Canadians to travel this summer.
    Peter Mansbridge calls on Canadians to travel this summer.
    Peter Mansbridge calls on Canadians to travel this summer
  • Finding the Joy in Solitude at Race Rocks
    The island has allowed Nick Townley to centre himself, be immersed in the tranquility of the interconnectedness of land, sea, sky and his presence.
    The island has allowed Nick Townley to centre himself, be immersed in the tranquility of the interconnectedness of land, sea, sky and his presence.
    Race Rocks Ecological Reserve - credit: Hubert Kang
  • The Best Road Trips in Canada
    From a scenic coastal climb to an inland-sea ramble, these 13 tried-and-true road trips will show you the diverse sides of Canada.
    From a scenic coastal climb to an inland-sea ramble, these 13 tried-and-true road trips will show you the diverse sides of Canada.
    Road trip through Jasper National Park
  • 13 Must-Visit Sections of The Great Trail
    Since it’s (nearly) impossible to do it all, here’s where to find the best of The Great Trail all across the country.
    Since it’s (nearly) impossible to do it all, here’s where to find the best of The Great Trail all across the country.
    The 13 Best Stops Along The Great Trail
  • Canada. More than Travelling.
    Find inspiration for your next adventure.
    Find inspiration for your next adventure.
    Canada. More than Travelling
  • Canada's Calling Podcast
    Join hosts Ashley and Mike as they explore this beautiful country called Canada, and connect to what it truly means to be a Canadian.
    Join hosts Ashley and Mike as they explore this beautiful country called Canada, and connect to what it truly means to be a Canadian.
    Canada's Calling Podcast
  • Virtual backgrounds for video conferencing
    Searching for beautiful virtual backgrounds? Check out these epic outdoor photos of Canada.
    Searching for beautiful virtual backgrounds? Check out these epic outdoor photos of Canada.
    Virtual backgrounds for video conferencing
WHERE CAN I GO?

Hover over the provinces and territories to see current domestic travel restrictions and traveller self‑isolation requirements. Information updated as of March 3, 2021.

Yukon

Yukon
Entry permitted for Canadians following self-isolation requirements, with few exceptions; enforcement at land borders and airport; mandatory travel routes for transiting through Yukon (YT). Several First Nations governments and communities currently have travel advisories in place. Travellers are asked to limit travel to YT communities and travel respectfully. The government does not recommend non-essential travel to the territory. Mandatory self-isolation for all domestic travelers entering YT, except for residents of border areas and critical workers from BC, NT and NU; critical service workers entering YT from all other Canadian jurisdictions must self-isolate; self-isolation must occur in Whitehorse, unless visiting a family member (in which case self-isolation must occur at their residence).

Northwest Territories

Prohibition on travel to Northwest Territories (NT) for all domestic travellers; entry permitted for Northwest Territories residents or those moving to Northwest Territories coming for work or attending school, critical or essential service workers, transiting to neighbouring jurisdictions (12-hour limit), transboundary First Nations people exercising treaty rights,Nunavut patients in the NT for medical treatment, with few exemptions; enforcement at land borders and airport. 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers entering Northwest Territories; must self-isolate in government designated sites in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River or Fort Smith; travellers from Nunavut may be eligible to receive a self-isolation exemption from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer

Nunavut

Travel into Arviat is restricted to essential travel only. As of February 24, a curfew is in effect in Arviat between the hours of 10pm and 6am. Travel bubble with Churchill, Manitoba (MB) whereby no isolation required if travelling directly from Churchill; mutual travel bubble with Northwest Territories (NT) is suspended, but those travelling directly from NT may still enter Nunavut (NU) with no isolation required; prohibition on all other travel into NU, except residents and critical workers; require written permission from the territory’s Chief Public Health Officer to enter. Non-essential travel within NU is not recommended. Mandatory 14-day self-isolation for all admitted travellers prior to boarding a plane to NU, except for those travelling directly from NT and Churchill, MB; must isolate in government designated sites in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa or Yellowknife.
What can you do?

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British Columbia

Current Phase/Stage
The phased approach to BC's Restart Plan is on pause for the duration of province-wide restrictions.
Hotels & Accommodation

Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.

Vacation accommodations are limited to those who reside together, or if a person lives on their own, up to two other persons with whom the person regularly interacts.

Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants, cafes, pubs and breweries can open for dine-in (with sufficient distancing measures); patrons must only dine with individuals from their household or core bubble, if they live alone; patrons who remain on premises after being served must be seated.

Liquor sales in all bars, lounges, pubs and restaurants must stop at 10pm and they must close by 11pm (unless full meal service is available). Stand-alone banquet halls are closed until further notice.

Activities & Attractions

Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to WorkSafeBC protocols and a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place). In addition, most parks, beaches, and outdoor spaces are open. Exceptions include casinos, which remain closed, and nightclubs, which are closed until further notice. Provincial park campground reservations are open for BC residents only; preferential access to camping will be given to BC residents. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

In-person events and community-based gatherings are suspended; this includes seasonal activities such as indoor and outdoor events (with the exception of drive-in and drop-off events), musical or theatre performances, and movie viewings in cinemas.

Alberta

Current Phase/Stage

Alberta is implementing "A Path Forward" roadmap based on hospitalization benchmarks. There are 4 Steps in total.

As of March 1, Step 2 changes come into effect.

Hotels & Accommodation

Hotels, motels, hunting and fishing lodges may remain open, but with no in-person dining and access to recreational facilities.

Restaurants & Dining

As of February 8, restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes can open for dine-in (with sufficient distancing measures).

Maximum of 6 people per table and establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons; individuals must be from same household or the 2 close contacts for people living alone; liquor service must stop at 10pm and in-person dining must close by 11pm.

Activities & Attractions

All retail businesses are limited to 15% capacity; all entertainment businesses and entities must close, including museums, art galleries, casinos, amusement parks, theatres, concert halls, and arenas.

Most parks and outdoor spaces are open; however, only selected campgrounds are open at National parks and comfort camping remains unavailable at provincial parks. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Saskatchewan

Current Phase/Stage

Phase 4.2 starting June 29

Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining

Dine-in can open (with sufficient distancing measures).

Maximum of 4 people per table and establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons

Activities & Attractions

All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to sector-specific guidelines in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan). In addition, most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

All nightclubs in Saskatchewan must adhere to a maximum of 6 patrons per table, with no mingling between tables, and no karaoke and dance floors. In addition, nightclubs in Saskatoon must prohibit alcohol consumption after 10pm and close to patrons at 11pm; entertainment transportation services (e.g., limousines and party buses) are not permitted.

Capacity is restricted to 30 people at all arenas, live theatres, movie theatres, and performing arts venues; large retail locations are limited to 50% capacity; casinos are closed; retail services must reduce capacity to 50% and large retail locations must limit to 25% capacity.

Manitoba

Current Phase/Stage
All regions in Manitoba are in the red (critical) response level.
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns; conference rooms and recreational facilities are not permitted.
Restaurants & Dining
As of March 5, dine-in can open at restaurants and licensed premises (with sufficient distancing measures); maximum 50% capacity; patrons are restricted to members of a single household; licensed premises are limited to seated service only and a maximum of 5 people per table; establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons and must close to in-person dining at 10pm.
Activities & Attractions

As of March 5, all casinos, movie theatres and concert halls remain closed. Retail operations are permitted to open for in-person shopping up to 50% capacity. Museums and galleries can operate at 25% capacity.

As of March 5, outdoor activities are permitted but are limited to groups of 10 people (unless from the same household); ice fishing shelters are considered to be an indoor space and restricted to members from one household per shelter.

Ontario

Current Phase/Stage

Ontario is returning to a regional approach. The province will gradually transition each region from the shutdown measures to a revised and strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open.

To see the status of individual public health regions, please see: When regions are returning to the framework.

Additional restrictions are in place and reinforces that Ontarians should stay at home as much as possible to minimize transmission of the virus.

Hotels & Accommodation

Hotels, motels, lodges, resorts and other shared rental accommodations are permitted to open. In Red (Control) and Grey (Lockdown) and Shutdown Zones: Some onsite recreational facilities must remain closed.

In Green (Prevent), Yellow (Protect), Orange (Restrict), and Red (Control) Zones: All short-term rentals, including cabins, cottages, homes, hunting and fishing camps, resorts, houseboats, condominiums and B&Bs are permitted to operate.

In Grey (Lockdown) Zone: Short-term rentals, including cabins and cottages, are only permitted for those who are in need of housing if the rental was reserved after November 22, 2020.

Restaurants & Dining

In the Green (Prevent), Yellow (Protect), Orange (Restrict), and Red (Control) Zones: Indoor dining is permitted, subject to conditions.

In the Grey (Lockdown) and Shutdown Zones: only take out, drive-thru and delivery are permitted.

Activities & Attractions

In the Green (Prevent), Yellow (Protect), Orange (Restrict) and Red (Control) Zones: Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions are permitted to open, with conditions.

Cinemas may operate in the Green (Prevent), Yellow (Protect) or Orange (Restrict) Zone.

Drive-in cinemas, and other drive-in or drive-through events may operate in all zones except Shutdown.

Concert venues and theatres must remain closed in regions that are in the Red (Control) and Grey (Lockdown) and Shutdown Zones.

Ski and most other outdoor snow recreational amenities can operate for recreational purposes in all zones, except Shutdown.

Quebec

Current Stage/Phase

Quebec has a regional alert system in place. There are 4 levels in total: Level 1 - Vigilance (green), Level 2 - Early Warning (yellow), Level 3 - Alert (orange), and Level 4 - Maximum Alert (red).

For current region classifications, see Alert levels map.

Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining

For “Red” regions: All restaurants and bars are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted. During the 8pm to 5am curfew, only delivery service is allowed.

As of February 8, for “Orange” regions: Dine-in can open for restaurants but bars are closed; maximum of 2 adults per table, who may be accompanied by their children under the age of 18. During the 9:30pm to 5am curfew, only delivery service is allowed. Establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons; only customers with proof of residence in the same region as the restaurant are admitted.

Activities & Attractions

As of February 8, for “Red” regions: All businesses are permitted to open (with restricted capacity); all businesses must close by 7:30pm to abide by the 8pm curfew.

Auditoriums, cinemas, theatres, casinos, amusement centres, saunas and spas are closed. As of February 26, cinemas can open. Outdoor activities are permitted but are limited to groups of 4 people (unless from the same household); indoor activities are prohibited. As of February 26, outdoor activities are expanded to permit groups of 8 people (unless from the same household).

As of February 8, for “Orange” regions: All business are permitted to operate (with restricted capacity); all businesses must close by 9pm to abide by the 9:30pm curfew.

Auditoriums, cinemas, theatres, casinos, amusement centres, saunas and spas are closed. As of February 26, auditoriums, cinemas, and theatres can open. Outdoor activities are permitted but are limited to groups of 8 people; indoor activities are limited to two people (unless from the same household).

New Brunswick

Current Stage/Phase

As of February 18, all zones are in the Orange level.

Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining
Orange Level: Dine-in can open at restaurants, brewpubs and taprooms with sufficient distancing measures and are required to capture contact information of patrons; in addition, patrons must be seated at all times and are restricted to members of a single household bubble and "Steady 10".
Activities & Attractions

Orange Level: All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to WorkSafeNB guidelines and health measures related to their area of activity; all business must prepare operational plans). In addition, most parks, beaches, and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Casinos, amusement centres, cinemas and large live performance venues may operate under a COVID-19 operational plan with maximum capacity of 50 people (or fewer depending on the size of the venue).

Nova Scotia

Current Phase/Stage
No official reopening plan in place.
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants can open for dine-in and bars, wineries, distilleries and taprooms can open for in-seat service (with sufficient distancing measures and restricted hours).

Activities & Attractions

Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to sector associations' government-approved Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Plans); retail stores are limited to 75% capacity. Most parks, beaches, and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Prince Edward Island

Current Phase/Stage

As of March 4, PEI is moving back to the Circuit Breaker.

Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining

As of March 4, dine-in can open with maximum 50 patrons (with sufficient distancing measures), maximum of 10 patrons per table; establishments must close by 10pm.

Activities & Attractions

As of March 4, museums and libraries can operate at 50% capacity; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; retail stores can operate at 50% capacity.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Current Phase/Stage
As of February 26, Newfoundland & Labrador, with the exception of the Avalon Peninsula is in Alert Level 4. The Avalon Peninsula remains in Alert Level 5.
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining
As of February 26 restaurants are closed for in-person dining; only take-out, delivery and drive-thru options are permitted.
Activities & Attractions

In Alert Level 5: Non-essential retail is closed to in-person service but can offer curbside pickup; cinemas, performance spaces and arenas are closed.

In Alert Level 4: The same as in Alert Level 5 except retail can open with maximum 50% capacity.

Yukon

Current Phase/Stage
Phase 3 of 4 starting August 1.
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns (with enhanced cleaning and public health measures).
Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants can open at full capacity for dine-in (with sufficient distancing measures and approved operational plan); bars can open at 50% capacity (with distancing measures and approved operational plan); restaurants and bars are required to capture contact information of patrons.

Activities & Attractions
All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to health measures and with completed operational plans where required). In addition, most parks and outdoor spaces are open. Territorial campgrounds and recreation sites have closed for the season. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Northwest Territories

Current Phase/Stage
Phase 2 of 4 starting June 12
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns (with control/safety measures in place).
Restaurants & Dining
Dine-in can open at restaurants, bars and lounges (limited capacity with sufficient distancing measures; no more than 25 customers indoors and 50 customers outdoors).
Activities & Attractions
All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to health measures and following sectoral guidelines). In addition, most parks and outdoor spaces are open. All territorial campgrounds closed by September 30. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

Nunavut

Current Phase/Stage
Every two weeks, the Chief Public Health Officer will decide which measures can be eased, maintained or if additional restrictions are needed.
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining

In Arviat: Restaurants are to open for take-out services only.

In Baffin and Kitikmeot: Food service and licenced establishments may open for regular business with maximum 75% capacity.

In all other communities: Restaurants can open with seated service at 50% of normal capacity (with sufficient distancing measures); maximum of 6 patrons per table.

Activities & Attractions

In Arviat: All businesses are closed except for essential services.

In all other communities: Businesses can open (with sufficient physical distancing); galleries, museums and libraries can open with maximum 25 people or 50% capacity and tours are limited to 10 people; theatres can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity; municipal parks, territorial parks, and territorial parks reserves can open, but buildings must be closed; arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.

In Baffin and Kitikmeot: Same as other communities above, except theatres can open with maximum 100 people or 75% capacity.