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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wanuskewin Han Wi Moon Dinner
    Watch the sunset and moon rise over the Opimihaw Valley as you savour the flavours of the land.
    Watch the sunset and moon rise over the Opimihaw Valley as you savour the flavours of the land.
  • What's New in Winnipeg for 2021
    Discover a roster of world-class attractions in Winnipeg this summer.
    Discover a roster of world-class attractions in Winnipeg this summer.
  • A Weekend Wellness Getaway in Victoria
    Soak up the intentional pace of life, abundant natural environment and calming vistas.
    Soak up the intentional pace of life, abundant natural environment and calming vistas.
  • Discover Distilleries in Edmonton
    Learn about Edmonton distilleries that are producing unique flavour profiles from locally sourced ingredients.
    Learn about Edmonton distilleries that are producing unique flavour profiles from locally sourced ingredients.
  • How Raven Brought Light to the World
    Hear Megan Jensen tell Raven's story and watch her shed light on the time-honoured art of the Tlingit people.
    Hear Megan Jensen tell Raven's story and watch her shed light on the time-honoured art of the Tlingit people.
  • Adventures at Sea in St. Johns
    Discovering hidden sea caves and waterfalls with Ocean Quest Adventures.
    Discovering hidden sea caves and waterfalls with Ocean Quest Adventures.
  • Jasper Nice: Warrior Women
    Indigenous singer, drummer and storyteller Matricia shares her love for Jasper.
    Indigenous singer, drummer and storyteller Matricia shares her love for Jasper.
  • Explore Winnipeg's Mural's
    Immerse yourself in art while discovering more than 600 murals throughout Winnipeg.
    Immerse yourself in art while discovering more than 600 murals throughout Winnipeg.
  • Meet Kamloops Hiker: Tamra Jaeger
    When hiker, Tamra Jaeger, isn’t helping others as a nurse, she can be found capturing the sunrise throughout Kamloops.
    When hiker, Tamra Jaeger, isn’t helping others as a nurse, she can be found capturing the sunrise throughout Kamloops.
  • Learning and connecting through art
    Find out how Gwich'in designer Tania Larsson inspires creativity and connection through art.
    Find out how Gwich'in designer Tania Larsson inspires creativity and connection through art.
  • Prince Edward Island Nice
    From boat-to-table dining and welcoming locals to scenic beaches and historic red clay roads, PEI has lots to explore.
    From boat-to-table dining and welcoming locals to scenic beaches and historic red clay roads, PEI has lots to explore.
  • Quebec and Charlevoix itinerary: the best in 7 days
    From the richness of the built heritage to the magnetism of nature nearby, the Quebec region knows how to fascinate visitors.
    From the richness of the built heritage to the magnetism of nature nearby, the Quebec region knows how to fascinate visitors.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 April 14, 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

As of April 15, 14-day self-isolation for all travellers returning to their home communities from Iqaluit. 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

As of March 29, indoor dining is closed in restaurants, cafes, pubs and breweries. Outdoor dinning with sufficient distancing measures is permitted; 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 establishments must close by 11pm (unless full meal service is available). Standalone 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). Exceptions include casinos and nightclubs, which are closed until further notice.

Most parks, beaches and outdoor spaces are open. Provincial park campground reservations are open for two months in advance at the time of booking for BC residents; out-of-province reservations open July 8. Preferential access to camping will be given to BC residents for the entire summer season. 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 April 7, Alberta moved back to Step 1.

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 April 9, in-person service is not permitted indoors. Restaurants, pubs, bars, lounges and cafes can open for outdoor patio dining, takeout and delivery only.

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

As of April 7, all retail businesses are limited to 15% capacity; all entertainment businesses and entities are closed, 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

Saskatchewan is in Phase 4.2

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

Regina area: As of March 28, all restaurants and licenced establishments must close for in-person dining; takeout and delivery are permitted.

Other areas: Dine-in can open with sufficient distancing measures and a maximum of 4 people per table and establishments are required to capture contact information of patrons

Activities & Attractions

Regina area: As of March 28, all venues including, arts venues, museums, live theatre, cinemas, nightclubs or any non-essential indoor location that had limits of 30 people must close.

Other areas: As of April 16, all businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate with adherence to the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan. Retail services must limit capacity to 50% and large retail locations must limit capacity to 25%. Capacity is restricted to 30 people at all arenas, live theatres, movie theatres and performing arts venues. Casinos are closed. Nightclubs must adhere to a maximum of 4 people per table, no alcohol sales after 10pm; entertainment transportation services (e.g., limousines and party buses) are not permitted. Most parks and outdoor spaces are open. It is recommended to check with the facility or tourism operator directly to confirm its status.

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
Dine-in can open at restaurants and licenced premises with sufficient distancing measures; maximum 50% capacity; patrons are restricted to members of a single household indoors but outdoor dining can consist of different households; licenced premises are limited to seated service only: maximum of 6 people per table; establishments are required to capture the contact information of patrons and must close to in-person dining at 10pm.
Activities & Attractions

All casinos, movie theatres and concert halls remain closed. Retail operations are permitted to open for in-person shopping up to 50% capacity to a maximum of 500 people. Museums and galleries can operate up to 25% capacity.

Ontario

Current Phase/Stage

As of April, 8, Ontario is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes.

As of April 3, Ontario is imposing a provincewide emergency brake intended to be kept in place for at least four weeks.

The COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open is paused during the provincewide emergency brake and Stay-at-Home order.

Hotels & Accommodation

Hotels, motels, lodges, cabins, cottages, resorts student residences and other shared rental accommodations can operate but indoor pools, fitness centres or other recreational facilities are closed.

Short-term rentals are only to be provided to individuals who are in need of housing.

Campsites at seasonal campgrounds must be made available only for trailers and recreational vehicles that are used by individuals who are in need of housing and permitted to be there by the terms of a full season contract.

Restaurants & Dining

Restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments will be permitted to operate by take-out, drive-thur, and delivery only.

Indoor and outdoor dining is prohibited.

Night clubs are only permitted to open if they operate as a food or drink establishment providing take-out, drive-thru and delivery only.

Activities & Attractions

Amusement parks, water parks, casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments, concert venues, theatres and cinemas (includes drive-in or drive-thru events), museums and cultural amenities, tour and guide services are all closed.

Zoos and aquariums are permitted to operate only for the care of animals.

Some outdoor recreational amenities permitted to open, subject to conditions.

Ski hills are closed. Golf courses and driving ranges are permitted to operate.

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.

As of April 14, special emergency measures are in place for Québec City and the entire Chaudière-Appalaches and Outaouais regions, including a curfew of 8pm to 5am.

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

Red regions: All restaurants and bars are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted. During the 9:30pm to 5am curfew (8pm to 5am in Montréal and Laval), only delivery service is allowed.

“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.

Québec City and the entire Chaudière-Appalaches and Outaouais regions: As of April 14, 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.

Activities & Attractions

Red regions: All businesses are permitted to open (with restricted capacity); all businesses must close by 9pm to abide by the 9:30pm curfew except in Montréal and Laval, where all businesses must close 7:30pm to abide by the 8pm curfew.

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

Orange regions: All businesses are permitted to operate with restricted capacity; all businesses must close by 9pm to abide by the 9:30pm curfew.

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

Québec City and the entire Chaudière-Appalaches and Outaouais regions: As of April 14, only essential commercial enterprises are open; all businesses must close by 7:30pm to abide by the 8pm curfew.

New Brunswick

Current Stage/Phase

As of April 10, a section of Zone 4 (Edmundston and upper Madawaska region) is in Lockdown.

A section of Zone 4 (Saint-Léonard, Grand Falls, Drummond, New Denmark and Four Falls) remains in the Red Level.

All other zones in the province (including Saint-Quentin and Kedgewick from Zone 4) are in the Yellow Level.

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

Lockdown and Red Level: All food and beverage are closed to in-person service; only takeout, drive-thru and delivery are permitted.

Yellow Level: Dine-in can open at restaurants, brewpubs and taprooms with sufficient distancing measures; venues are required to capture the contact info of patrons; patrons must be seated at all times and are restricted to members of a single household bubble and "Steady 15".

Activities & Attractions

Lockdown: Museums, casinos, amusement centres, cinemas, large live performance venues, and recreational businesses or facilities are closed. Businesses selling essential goods may open for in-store shopping, curbside pick-up or delivery; businesses selling non-essential goods can only provide delivery.

Red Level: Casinos, amusement centres, cinemas, large live performance venues, and recreational businesses or facilities are closed. Retail may operate under a COVID-19 operational plan.

Yellow Level: All businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to WorkSafeNB guidelines and health measures related to their area of activity; all businesses must prepare operational plans). 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 up to 50% capacity and physical distancing between patrons who are not members of the same household or Steady 15.

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, bars, wineries, distilleries and taprooms can open for in-seat service/dine in with sufficient distancing measures; service ends at 11pm and establishments must close by midnight. Takeout, delivery and drive-thru may operate past midnight.
Activities & Attractions

Most businesses and enterprises are permitted to operate (with adherence to sector associations' government-approved Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Plans). 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

PEI currently has post circuit breaker measures.

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 at restaurants and bars with sufficient distancing measures; maximum of 10 patrons per table; establishments must close by 12am; maximum of 50 patrons; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with anapproved operational plan.

Activities & Attractions

Retail stores, museums and libraries can operate with sufficient distancing measures; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with anapproved operational plan.

Newfoundland & Labrador

Current Phase/Stage

As of March 27, Newfoundland & Labrador is in Alert Level 2.

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 27, restaurants can open for in-person dining to maximum 50% capacity with sufficient distancing measures; bars and lounges can open to maximum 50% capacity in accordance with guidelines.

Activities & Attractions

As of March 13, retail stores, museums and libraries can operate with sufficient distancing measures; movie theatres are limited to 50 people; 3 additional groups of 50 are permitted with an approved operational plan.

Yukon

Current Phase/Stage
Step 1 of 3 as outlined in A Path Forward released March 8 (replaces the previous phased approach)
Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open with enhanced cleaning and public health measures unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
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 the contact info 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

Northwest Territories is inPhase 2 of 4.

Hotels & Accommodation
Accommodations are open with control/safety measures in place unless they have decided to close due to lack of demand/low occupancy/health concerns.
Restaurants & Dining
Dine-in can open at restaurants, bars and lounges with limited capacity and 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

As of April 15 in Iqaluit: Restaurants can open only for takeout and delivery services. Bars are closed.

As of April 15 in Arctic Bay, Kinngait, Clyde River, Grise Fiord, Sanirajak, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikitarjuaq, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, and Rankin Inlet: Food service and licenced establishments may open for regular business with maximum 50% capacity.

In Arviat: Restaurants can open for takeout and delivery services. Bars are closed.

In all other communities: Food service and licenced establishments may open for regular business with maximum 75% capacity.

Activities & Attractions

As of April 15 in Iqaluit: All non-essential businesses must close. All theatres, libraries, galleries, arenas and museums are closed. All municipal, territorial and federal parks are closed.

As of April 15 in Arctic Bay, Kinngait, Clyde River, Grise Fiord, Sanirajak, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikitarjuaq, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, and Rankin Inlet: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Galleries, museums and libraries can open with maximum 25 people or 50% capacity. Theatres can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity. All municipal, territorial and federal parks may open. Buildings remain closed. Arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.

As of April 7 in Arviat: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Theatres, libraries, galleries and museums may open for family and individual visits. No group tours. All municipal, territorial and federal parks may open. Buildings remain closed. Arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.

In all other communities: Businesses can open with sufficient physical distancing. Galleries, museums and libraries can open with maximum 25 people or 50% capacity. Theatres can open with maximum 100 people or 75% capacity. All municipal, territorial and federal parks are open. Arenas can open with maximum 50 people or 50% capacity.